Armed guards and metal detectors are chief among the new measures being taken to ensure the safety of patients.
Football games could be a potential soft target for an active assailant.
Schools are mining student's social media posts for signs of trouble.
AIA outlines four paths of action the Institute intends to take to support architects and school communities
Weeks after the Parkland shooting, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam pushed the Safe Schools Act, which earmarked the money.
A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.
The way we approach school security needs to change. Bullying, mental health challenges, and widespread access to firearms have seeped into the fabric of our educational facilities, triggering a rise in tragic active shooter incidents which have become common enough in newspaper headlines for some to glance over without notice.
In sporting events, the score often doesn’t tell the whole story. In the search for active shooter barricades in U.S. K-12 schools, this score tells it all.
As we have seen time and time again in critical situations involving our nation’s schools, every second counts in an emergency.
Although some college campuses have long benefited from mass notification systems, the current evolving threat environment facing our education systems indicate just how crucial it is for all schools to have the technologies and communications infrastructure to inform and protect students, families, faculty and staff.