Plans to open schools were moving along quite nicely, until now. President Donald Trump and his advisors from the Education Department are pushing that schools open on time. The coronavirus might have other plans.
Breaking ranks with a heavily suggested 2020 school start, two of the largest school districts in the United States will begin classes this fall online. The Los Angeles and San Diego unified school districts will begin online only as the state continues to fight a heighten caseload of COVID-19
An action plan laid out by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Monday calls for reopening New York schools in regions of the state with less than a 5 percent coronavirus infection rate.
Many parents and guardians are wondering whether it is safe to send their children back to school. But with most of the research and testing geared toward adults, the answer is complicated, especially as coronavirus cases are increasing at such a rapid pace.
Dylan Lee Jarrell was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for planning a shooting at his former high school.
White House administration officials pushed for a full reopening of U.S. schools in the fall on Wednesday, though they stopped short of providing detailed plans for how to return students to the classroom as the coronavirus pandemic worsens.
Virginia Tech outlined a comprehensive testing, tracing and case management plan as the campus prepares for students, faculty, and staff to return in the fall.
Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed $41.6 million from a guardian training program which trains school employees to carry guns on campus.
The University of Utah announced Monday a reorganization of its public safety infrastructure in order to improve campus security accountability.
The University of California San Francisco confirmed it paid a $1.14 million ransom to hackers who were behind a cyberattack on its medical school’s computer servers on June 1.
Gov. Gary Herbert approved the Utah State Board of Education’s requirements and recommendations for reopening schools in the state.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken action to strengthen Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and to restore due process in campus proceedings to ensure all students can pursue an education free from sex discrimination.
Children will be in the first wave of people to come out of stay-home orders put in place to respond to coronavirus.
The Ohio State University (in Columbus) released a neighborhood safety notice Saturday following three similar robberies in the campus area.
In an unanimous vote, Oakland Unified School District’s board passed the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate Oakland Schools Police Department” on Wednesday.
Revolving door and Lifeline Open optical turnstiles create secure spaces for students, staff and visitors
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond and the California Department of Education (CDE) recently hosted an online panel of students to create a space for young adults to have an honest discussion about institutional racism and implicit bias in public schools.
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Lizeth Cuellar and Michael Slaughter, Ph.D. to the Texas School Safety Center Board for terms set to expire Feb. 1, 2021.
The state will not require students to wear facemasks, shields, or be tested for the deadly coronavirus when Texas schools re-open for in-person classes in the fall.
- By Corbett Smith, Eva-Marie Ayala
To say the COVID-19 pandemic has been a disruption feels like an understatement.
The mother of one of the victims in the 2017 Aztec High School shooting filed a second wrongful death lawsuit.
Schools unfortunately have become a scary place to be, and it's hard for students to learn at their full potential when they feel so unsafe.
Improving safety and security at schools and campuses is a critical topic of discussion amongst school administrators and the myriad security professionals serving the education marketplace.
Mission 500 and The New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association (NJELSA), teamed up for the second year in a row during the NJELSA Annual Symposium, held March 11-13 at Harrah’s Atlantic City for a School Backpack Building Event.
Hospitals are where people go to seek treatment, recover and address critical injuries.
The best environment for learning is one where students, teachers and staff feel safe.
- By Christopher Buecksler, Derek Peterson
When it comes to safeguarding any educational facility, restricting access—particularly to secured areas—is vital.
Columbia College Chicago is focused on embracing security while still maintaining an open environment for students, staff and visitors. With its manual revolving door and barrier free optical turnstiles, the university is doing just that.
The Nemours Children’s Health System is a national resource focused on providing pediatric medical care, research, education, prevention, and advocacy.
Like cities and towns everywhere, campuses today face tremendous challenges when it comes to managing traffic and transportation.