A proposal presented to a legislative committee seeks more than $195 million for Utah school security measures
"It is possible that schools scored the lowest in these particular domains because they include measures that require the greatest fiscal resources to implement," said the report, “Safety First: A Review of Security and Preparedness in Tennessee Schools.”
Since October, CISD has offered the Anonymous Alerts app for students and parents to anonymously report urgent information to campus administrators.
The $500,000 grant is funded via the STOP School Violence Act. The grant money will go toward programs to teach students, teachers and administrators how to identify and help students exhibiting warning signs of violence toward themselves or others.
In an effort for a more proactive campus security approach, the University of Tennessee is meeting students where they are with a new campus safety app.
Galloway Township Public Schools was hit by a cyber attack last month that included teacher credentials and fraudulent wire transfers.
Vigo County Schools are implementing a Junior Crimestoppers program as well as a new reporting program, P3 Campus.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plan to make schools safer in the aftermath of mass shootings.
The University of Washington police department announced last week the launch of a new campus safety app. The app, SafeZone, allows users to connect with UWPD dispatch and other local emergency resources.
The state has introduced a new safety app that allows students to anonymously report threats.