The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has cited and fined Washington’s largest state-run psychiatrist hospital for failing to protect employees from assaults by patients.
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools and Gadsden Elementary are launching a new initiative to provide students with a safe escort home on foot.
The Hortonville Area School District is testing the UniteGPS System for tracking the location of students on its school buses.
South Carolina legislators are considering using $2.2 million of their state budget to add mental health professionals to every campus by 2020.
Bay City Public Schools will begin using a new visitor management system next month.
Bus drivers for Fairborn City Schools spent Friday with SWAT trainers to learn how to protect students from potential threats while driving.
Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.
With the new program, visitors to the Smith Elementary School campus stand in front of a security camera, press a button and wait for an office attendant to respond.
All newborns at the hospital are now outfitted with a lightweight, self-adjusting bracelet that includes an RFID chip. According to Sue Snowdon, Program Coordinator of the Women and Child Care Unit, the RFID chip can be used to track the infant if a person leaves the unit with a baby.
Police had been called to the campus 18 times as of Feb. 1, and police reports showed that a teacher was hurt in October while trying to stop a fight between two students. In early February the school committee voted to create a subcommittee focused on the problems at the school.