Risk Management


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Texas Governor Announces Effort to Survey Educators on School Safety Needs

500,000 educators will have the opportunity to weigh in on mental health, violence in schools and what they need to make their schools safer.

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School Security Professionals Gather in Dallas For 2020 Campus Security & Life Safety Summit

Campus security leaders from Dallas-area school districts and universities presented on topics ranging from access control to preparing for an active shooter on campus.

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Florida Senate Committee Prepares To Introduce New Version of School Safety Legislation

The committee removed a measure to allow districts to assign expelled students to pre-arrest diversion programs, but kept requirements for sheriff’s offices and school guardian training.

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Vast Majority of School Districts in Dallas-Fort Worth Unaware of Federal School Security Grants

A report by CBS 11 found that only five districts in North Texas had applied for the Department of Justice grants, mostly because administrators did not know about the funding.

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Safety Groups Push For Legislation Increasing Oversight On Alcohol, Drug Use by School Bus Drivers

After an investigation found that there is little policy in place to prevent bus drivers from driving while under the influence, advocates are pushing for legislative action.

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States Using Tiplines For School Attack Threats Discover Depth of Teen Suicide Epidemic

School districts are finding that tiplines and software meant to detect students discussing potential attacks are allowing police to intervene in suicide attempts and self-harm.

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Houston ISD Considers Metal Detectors in Schools After Student Dies In Shooting

The district has not committed to any significant upgrades, similar to the response after the Santa Fe High School shooting in 2018.

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Iowa Governor Introduces Plan to Establish School Safety Bureau For Training, Threat Reporting

The government is considering the creation of an app that would allow students and parents to anonymously submit tips about concerning behavior or mental health issues.



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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Address K-12 Cybersecurity Issues

The bill instructs the Department of Homeland Security to assess the threat landscape for school districts, including ransomware, and identify solutions to improve cybersecurity protections.

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Student Hacker Was Able To Breach Thousands of Student Accounts in Maryland District

Originally, the Montgomery County district thought the cyber attack was limited to one high school. But the hacker was able to obtain access to the accounts of over 5,000 students across six schools.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2021

    March / April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Get More from your Solutions
    • High Rates of Self Harm
    • Unlocking Business Intelligence
    • CARES Act 2: Large, but Still Insufficient

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