Policies & Procedures


maine capitol

Maine Takes Steps To Establish School Safety Center

The state Department of Education hired two employees to focus on plans for a statewide policy-focused safety center, an idea lawmakers have pushed for years.

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Receives Grant to Study Effectiveness of School Safety Protocol

Researchers will update Colorado’s school safety guidelines and evaluate how educators use the protocol to protect students.



wisconsin capitol

Audit of Wisconsin School Safety Plans Finds Schools Have Few Plans for Parent-Student Reunification

The audit found that 85 percent of Wisconsin school safety plans adequately address at least six of seven emergency situations.

ohio capitol

Ohio School Safety Center Unveiled At First Official Meeting

A group of administrators and advocates tasked with developing recommendations for school security met for the first time on Tuesday.

Florida flag

Florida Grand Jury Report Criticizes Lack of School Safety Compliance From Charter Schools

The second report scrutinizing school district compliance with Florida’s school security laws focused on district issues with emergency communications and school resource officers.

chicago bus

New School Safety Funding Will Become Available to Illinois Districts In January

Legislators are not sure how much funding will be immediately available, but the law will prioritize under-resourced schools.

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Parents Successfully Push Maryland District To Delete Student Data Collected For Safety Purposes

Montgomery County parents were concerned that their children’s digital footprints could follow them into college and their careers.

Syracuse University

Syracuse University Expands Security, Introduces New Bias Reporting System in Wake of Racist Incidents

More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.

Schools Need to Be on Alert

Schools Need to Be on Alert

For years manufacturers have been finding ways to make products more appealing to kids, either by design or through the senses, such as smell or taste.

Security Solution Saves Money

Security Solution Saves Money

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