The center aims to increase the use of an anonymous tipline, review school emergency management plans and host an annual safety summit, among other priorities.
The bill, a version of which was already signed into law in New Jersey, would require Florida public schools to install silent panic alarms in each building.
In Pennsylvania and Florida, staff and students are trying to understand how these trainings affect their psyches while also trying to prepare for the possibility of a school shooter.
A dog trained by veteran Joshua Morton to respond to school shootings will start working in a school for the first time in January.
An OfficeMax in Dallas is offering bulletproof backpacks, but they might not be as helpful in a school shooting as parents might think.
The School Safety and Resiliency Act in Kentucky will beef up security through both hardening and softening measures, but health researcher Jagdish Khubchandani said that the lawmakers are missing a vital piece of child gun violence prevention.
The average school shooting lasts only 12.5 minutes, which means that every second counts when getting the closest responders to the greatest point of need.
You can’t stop something you don’t see coming. So how can campus security be anything but reactive to active shooter situations? Intelligent security might be the answer.
Drew Grant, who was previously known as Andrew Golden, a shooter who killed four students and one teacher when he was 11 years old, died in a two-car crash Saturday evening. The other driver crossed several lanes and crashed head-on into Grant’s car.
The Department of Education will be working together with Homeland Security to ensure that all Tennessee school are up to safety standards, and can hopefully stop threats at the doors of schools.