A state school safety database will be launched, even though many have argued that this will erode students’ trust and be more harmful than helpful.
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD implemented new physical and digital safety measures over the summer, and plans to invest $31 million in school safety measures over the next five years.
An OfficeMax in Dallas is offering bulletproof backpacks, but they might not be as helpful in a school shooting as parents might think.
In the wake of the recent shootings in the United States, the Philadelphia School District is holding a weeklong orientation for both new hires and returning teachers and counselors.
Assistant Sheriff John Zanoni shared back-to-school safety tips with FOX26NEWS earlier this week, encouraging students and parents to make sure they have open communication and follow safety plans.
The Safe 2 Say Something program was only used for about half of the school year, but in the time it was used, it received more than 23,000 tips.
As the 2019-2020 school year rapidly approaches, St. Lucie County schools are adding eight SROs, two K9s and 25 new mental health service providers to their security force.
After being granted $40 million in school safety funding, school districts used their money in a variety of ways, ranging from video surveillance to yoga training.
Gwinnett, Forsyth, Cherokee, Fayette and Marietta counties all used the $70 million that Gov. Brian Kemp allocated for school safety and security improvements for different measures.
Educators, administrators, first responders and law enforcement officials all recently met at Atkins High School to discuss, plan and test their school safety plans.
The School Safety and Resiliency Act in Kentucky will beef up security through both hardening and softening measures, but health researcher Jagdish Khubchandani said that the lawmakers are missing a vital piece of child gun violence prevention.
School systems have recently become major targets for cyberattacks because of the multitude of personal information they have paired with improper security protection.
An art teacher nearly died after three middle schoolers decided to play a prank on her using her severe food allergy – bananas.
The governor of Tennessee recently approved a $40 million grant to put SROs in every school in the state. In addition, the state will be assessing the school security measures that are already in place.
Driving while intoxicated has always been the cause of many fatal car accidents, but there’s a new leader in dangerous driving scenarios – distracted driving. The “School’s Open, Drive Carefully” campaign reminds drivers to stay alert and aware of their surroundings.
Last year, Gov. Mike Parson signed an executive order to increase Missouri’s school safety by receiving recommendations from educators and the public on how best to ensure students’ safety. The report is now available.
You can’t stop something you don’t see coming. So how can campus security be anything but reactive to active shooter situations? Intelligent security might be the answer.
BYU takes its responsibility to provide a secure environment for students, staff and visitors very seriously and is particularly conscientious about maintaining order on its vast campus while still remaining unobtrusive.
When considering the challenges of healthcare security, many of us first think about vast hospital campuses that encompass entire city blocks and experience high volumes of visitors each and every day.
Imagine trying to watch TV with one remote designated to powering it on, another solely for adjusting volume, another for changing the channel, and so on.
School safety was the top priority for a new CCTV system, of course, as the SLUSD supports more than 9,000 students across 13 schools in the district.
Whether it’s called a command center, dispatch control, security monitoring room or security operations center (SOC), each campus needs a dedicated space where security officials and dispatchers can convene in an effort to effectively respond to incidents as they arise.
Cloud storage and backup providers have expanded their reach from businesses and individuals to campuses around the world.
Rock Hill School District was looking to upgrade its video surveillance system while aligning with its efforts to save energy.
The average school shooting lasts only 12.5 minutes, which means that every second counts when getting the closest responders to the greatest point of need.
Imagine a crisis hits right where you are: a natural disaster, active shooting, gas leak or other emergency that puts you at risk for harm.
One leading university, based in the United States, has embraced technology as a way of addressing its extensive needs.
College and university campuses pose a number of challenges when trying to communicate safety information during an emergency.
The security executive is increasingly being asked to provide these measures of performance. It supports and anchors their strategic value to the business.
Safe and Sound Schools is hosting The “Good Days” Tour campaign and contest this year to encourage high school students to assess their school culture, and teach the connection between a great school culture and overall school safety.