The Montgomery County Board of Education, which oversees the largest school system in Maryland, gave final approval Monday to a policy requiring campuses to create behavioral threat assessment teams to screen for potentially violent or threatening students or community members.
Cameras have been installed at the entrances and exits of University of Central Florida to scan the license plates of cars on campus and check them against law enforcement databases, officials announced Thursday.
The BayCare Health System of hospitals in Florida has increased security measures at most of its facilities now, including metal detector screenings.
The Douglas Mental Health University Institute has assembled a task force to look at ways to increase safety and security at the facility.
Buncombe County Schools will be the first school district in the U.S. to test a new student safety app designed to help school officials more effectively help students with health or behavioral needs.
An audit of New York City schools released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that some city schools are unprepared for a shooting or other emergency situations.
The Safe2Tell program, which allows students to anonymously report school safety concerns in Colorado, received a record number of tips this May.
Last Wednesday, teachers at Allegany-Limestone Elementary School were given buckets full of medical supplies and other materials that would help secure their classroom in the event of an active-shooter incident.
The McHenry County Mental Health Board is collaborating with 17 school districts in August to train instructors on how to identify and help students who are experiencing mental health problems.
Beginning next year, San Antonio Independent School District will offer parents the ability to opt-into a new system that will help them track their children when they take the school bus.