The new website was created in response to a recommendation from the Federal Commission on School Safety created by President Trump in 2018.
Information is key during a campus emergency. Injuries and damages from events, such as active shooters, fires, chemical spills and severe weather, can soar if a campus lacks a proper emergency notification system (ENS).
The legislation includes measures for the state education commissioner to enforce security laws already on the books.
Similar technology is already widely in use by other universities to track students’ locations when they arrive for class.
SPB 7040 would require sheriff’s offices to conduct psychological evaluations before a school employee is trained to be a guardian and limit that training to sheriff’s offices.
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.
Researchers will update Colorado’s school safety guidelines and evaluate how educators use the protocol to protect students.
The audit found that 85 percent of Wisconsin school safety plans adequately address at least six of seven emergency situations.
A group of administrators and advocates tasked with developing recommendations for school security met for the first time on Tuesday.
The second report scrutinizing school district compliance with Florida’s school security laws focused on district issues with emergency communications and school resource officers.