Fire/Life Safety


Parents Angry Over Handling of Fire at California Elementary School

Parents Angry Over Handling of Fire at California Elementary School

On Sunday, Nov. 11, a small fire broke out in a reading intervention classroom at Sierra House. The fire was caused by electrical overload, contained to the one classroom and quickly extinguished. The school reopened on Nov. 14.

Columbia University Introduces Fire Guards to Campus

Columbia University Introduces Fire Guards to Campus

Following a string of false alarms, Columbia has stationed public safety officers in the East Campus residence hall.



Illinois Schools Install Blue Emergency Boxes

Illinois Schools Install Blue Emergency Boxes

Worried about gun violence, 20 Illinois schools install emergency boxes that notify police.

Northern Michigan University Issues Fire Safety Reminders for Students Living on Campus

Northern Michigan University Issues Fire Safety Reminders for Students Living on Campus

Fire safety tips for students living on campus.

DHS Grant Available for School-Age Trauma Training

DHS Grant Available for School-Age Trauma Training

The Department of Homeland Security is offering school districts funding for student trauma training programs.

From 134 To Zero

From 134 to Zero

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.

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