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New California Law Makes Training Mandatory For All School Security Officers

New California Law Makes Training Mandatory For All School Security Officers

Starting in 2021, part-time employees will also be required to finish a course on student behavior, liability and more.

Unannounced School Safety Drill Causes Panic Among Students, Parents

Unannounced School Safety Drill Causes Panic Among Students, Parents

Parents and students were shocked after the Beaufort County School District's safety chief officer dressed as an intruder in an unannounced school safety drill.



Oregon Program Allows Parents, Teachers and Students to Report Threats Anonymously

Oregon Program Allows Parents, Teachers and Students to Report Threats Anonymously

SafeOregon allows students, parents and school staff to anonymously report any threats.

UT Campus Safety Office Sets Goal of Having 10,000 Students AED Trained by 2022

UT Campus Safety Office Sets Goal of Having 10,000 Students AED Trained by 2022

The stabbing attack in 2017 at UT that left one student dead, sparked safety changes across the campus, and it also inspired the start of the "Stop the Bleed" training.

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Trump Administration's Guide Aims to Help School Districts with Emergency Response Plans

School emergency response plans are designed to proactively address a variety of hazards and threats and formalize the roles and responsibilities of those schools, school districts and community partners.

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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.

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