Michigan State Representatives Angela Witwer and Jeff Yaroch introduced Tuesday a package aimed at improving school safety practices in the state.
Bus drivers for Fairborn City Schools spent Friday with SWAT trainers to learn how to protect students from potential threats while driving.
If passed, Senate Bill 267 would create a panic button alert system for Oklahoma schools.
The school board of the Rancho Santa Fe School District has approved plans to install an electronic access control system by the next school year.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Fremont School District 79 are collaborating on a pilot safety program for schools.
The Texas Senate has approved $100 million in one-time funding for school districts to install security upgrades to prevent school shootings.
Schools in Douglas County are introducing an access card system and crisis alert system to improve safety on their campuses.
A bill gaining support in the Oregon Legislature would change how privately hired campus security officers are hired and how they operate on patrol.
Teachers and staff from the Millcreek School District participated in a TROJAN Response training exercise to prepare for an armed intruder
The government of Manitoba wants to authorize hospital security guards to detain violent individuals
Des Moines Area Community College will have armed security guards on its campuses beginning this fall.
Campuses in Cabell County, West Virginia, have bolstered their safety methods to secure school entrances
Saugus Police are recommending the town’s public schools adopt the ALICE protocol for threats like an intruder or active shooter.
Teachers in our society deserve medals – not only for their role as educators - but for taking on the responsibility of protecting our children from harm and now acting as first responders in a crisis.
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School officials recently announced plans to implement an app for communication with law enforcement.
Hackers have stolen applicant data from Ohio’s Oberlin College, Iowa-based Grinnell College and New York’s Hamilton College and are seeking money from students to retrieve their files.
Schools in Kane, Penn., are stepping up their security when it comes to visitor management.
Every school in Jasper County, Iowa, will be receiving a Stop the Bleed Kit, which will contain materials to help people who’ve been hurt.
Centerville City schools have implemented a new radio system that will let them communicate more easily with each other and with local law enforcement.
A new K-12 school being built in Northridge, Ohio, will be the first school in the state to feature a special security system for contacting law enforcement in an emergency.
“Our parents and our community trust us with 3,000 students every day, and with those students, we are there to educate them, but at the same time, our students and our staff - the number one priority is to keep them safe,” said Barry Waller, Superintendent of Toombs County Schools.
Senate Bill 5514 requires that all schools, public and private, be notified when the possibility of violence calls for evacuations or lockdowns. Local law enforcement would be required to determine if local schools are threatened and to notify them.
Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon, is adding security cameras to its campus following multiple incidents of hit and runs on campus.
Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.
The cyberattacks focused on universities that either studied underwater technology or had faculty with relevant backgrounds, according to reports.
The vestibule will have an access button on the door itself as well as in the school office. Staff members with a building access card will be able to enter the campus, while other visitors will have to be authenticated before gaining access to student and staff areas.
“This is not so much a drill as it is a scenario-based discussion at an age appropriate level,” said Dr. Andy Zuckerman, chief operating officer for Montgomery County Public Schools.
The school safety initiative plan includes a two-story secured front entrance, a new bus driveway, a new door system allowing a school to be secured through an app and equipment in classrooms that teachers can use to barricade their classroom doors.
Since Jan. 10, 10 robberies have taken place within 500 feet of the university’s campus, including one Feb. 23 after a town hall meeting about the robberies.