The updates to a 2019 school safety bill would also require officers to be at every school campus where there are one or more buildings rather than every school.
Here’s how school districts in Georgia’s largest metro area addressed school security with new mental health initiatives, more security staff and the latest technology.
Some lawmakers say they are not concerned with knowing how many educators are participating in the school guardian program, and just with the number of districts who have opted in.
Current and former students are calling for 24-hour security after a student was killed in a campus parking garage last month.
The duties of the WatchDOG vary, but every volunteer is able to spend some time with their child, or in my case, a granddaughter.
Parents want more safety measures after a deadly double shooting at Florida Memorial University over the weekend.
A group sued a Jacksonville district for arming school safety assistants, but the district said it was just trying to meet standards set by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.
Starting in 2021, part-time employees will also be required to finish a course on student behavior, liability and more.
There are two essential components to effective school safety—security systems and police response.
The state superintendent says that the $11 million in funding will push South Carolina closer to its goal of having a school resource officer in every school.