Towson University wants to prevent more sexual assaults from happening. As a result, officials are planning on hiring more police officers and counselors.
The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would be managed by the Department of Homeland Security, and include recommendations from professionals on school safety.
Firefighters are repurposing their outdated fire hoses, which normally would be recycled, into something that can be used to prevent intruders from entering classrooms.
Public safety and homeland security officials will work together to scan social media for potential threats and serve as a helping hand to schools if they need help with emergency management plans and training.
A student was caught with weapons in his backpack after a student overheard him making a threat to shoot up the school.
Kentucky law now requires schools to have certain safety measures in place such as cameras and electric locks. However, the state is not fully funding this initiative causing some school districts to consider raising taxes.
The app allows students to walk with a friend, family member or student virtually until they reach their destination safely.
At $2,500 per door, the 150-pound, bullet-resistant doors can prevent any threat from the outside from entering the classroom.
For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.
A Tennessee district uses the program Gaggle to track and identify suicide and violence threats in communications on the school system.