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Texas Government Uses App to Centralize Reporting of School Safety Threats

The state’s top safety official says the government needs more resources to investigate tips submitted through iWatchTexas, a centralized site for reporting threats.

Parkland Shooting Survivor, Parent to Testify at House Hearing on School Security

Parkland Shooting Survivor, Parent to Testify at House Hearing on School Security

The hearing is set for Thursday, a day after lawmakers and advocates gathered on Capitol Hill for a rally to fight gun violence.



Two South Carolina School Districts Implement New Safety Measures

Two South Carolina School Districts Implement New Safety Measures

Two school districts are enhancing its safety and security measures to prevent shootings and other threats.

Bipartisan School Safety Bill Would Establish Information Database

Bipartisan School Safety Bill Would Establish Information Database

The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would be managed by the Department of Homeland Security, and include recommendations from professionals on school safety.

Report: Colorado’s School Safety Programs May Not be Working

Report: Colorado’s School Safety Programs May Not be Working

No one is checking whether Colorado’s school safety programs are making students safer, and it’s possible that some schools are getting duplicate programs while others are being left out.

Superintendent in Michigan Considers Arming School Staff Due to Long Response Times

Superintendent in Michigan Considers Arming School Staff Due to Long Response Times

A superintendent is not satisfied with the amount of time it would take the sheriff's office to reach the town's only campus. In his response, he wants to arm teachers.

Savannah State University Works to Prevent Violent Crimes

Savannah State University Works to Prevent Violent Crimes

New security measures at Savannah State University are expected to enhance safety for students.

Michigan Middle School Launches Program Banning Phones, Backpacks

Michigan Middle School Launches Program Banning Phones, Backpacks

A middle school in Michigan is seeing positive benefits from banning phones and backpacks. However, parents have some concerns despite the potential safety benefit.

New Jersey Teachers Would be Required to Have Seizure-Safety Training Under New Law

New Jersey Teachers Would be Required to Have Seizure-Safety Training Under New Law

The new law would require school staff to undergo seizure-safety training. It would also require school nurses to come up with personal emergency plans for students with seizure disorders.

Syracuse University Implements Measures to Make Students Safer at Night

Syracuse University Implements Measures to Make Students Safer at Night

The university is adding more guards, shuttle vans and security cameras.

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