Policies & Procedures


Florida Gov. Cuts Millions from Guardian Training Program

Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed $41.6 million from a guardian training program which trains school employees to carry guns on campus.

Utah Gov. Approves Board of Education Requirements for Reopening Schools

Utah Gov. Approves Board of Education Requirements for Reopening Schools

Gov. Gary Herbert approved the Utah State Board of Education’s requirements and recommendations for reopening schools in the state.



Experts Weigh In: How to Reopen Schools Safely

Experts Weigh In: How to Reopen Schools Safely

Children will be in the first wave of people to come out of stay-home orders put in place to respond to coronavirus.

Oakland School Board Votes to Eliminate District Police

In an unanimous vote, Oakland Unified School District’s board passed the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate Oakland Schools Police Department” on Wednesday.

Connecting School Security Professionals, Virtually

It’s no secret that the landscape for campus security professionals has shifted enormously since our last edition went to press in March.

Woodburn Circle on University Avenue on the campus of West Virginia University

WVU Will Require Everyone On Campus To Wear Face Coverings

West Virginia University will require all faculty, staff, students and visitors to wear face coverings or masks while on campus in the fall, according to a list of precautions published on the university’s website on Tuesday.

School Districts Across the Country Reconsider Police in Schools

As thousands of people across the country protested in response to the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, multiple school districts are considering removing school resource officers from schools.

Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia school officials have released to guidance about how to open campuses for school in the fall by offering a 10-page document “Georgia’s Path to Recovery for K-12 Schools.” The manual was prepared by state education and public health department officials and covers the 2020-21 school year.

Pennsylvania Schools Will Open in the Fall

Pennsylvania Schools Will Open in the Fall

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that there is “no question” that schools will be open for in-person learning this fall. What remains unclear is how and when that will happen.

Utah Higher Education Expected to Begin In-person Classes

Utah Higher Education Expected to Begin In-person Classes

The University of Utah plans to resume on-campus classes this fall, albeit with modifications to ensure safety of students, employees and visitors. Utah State University President Noelle Cockett said the No. 1 question parents and students ask about fall term is whether USU will have in-person classes this fall.

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