Similar technology is already widely in use by other universities to track students’ locations when they arrive for class.
The legislation would involve appointing a chief school marshal and 16 regional marshals to provide security services across Ohio.
The university realized that it needed new video security and lock systems last year after false reports of a shooting spread rapidly across campus.
The district has not committed to any significant upgrades, similar to the response after the Santa Fe High School shooting in 2018.
The government is considering the creation of an app that would allow students and parents to anonymously submit tips about concerning behavior or mental health issues.
The parents of Jaelynn Willey, a student at Great Mills High School who was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, say that the school knew of his violent behavior and should have done more to prevent her death.
SPB 7040 would require sheriff’s offices to conduct psychological evaluations before a school employee is trained to be a guardian and limit that training to sheriff’s offices.
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.
The budget request hopes to make Jewish educational institutions safer in the wake of an increase in anti-Semitic attacks.
Two suspects were arrested in the case, which the district attorney described as an accident between students who were friends.
The district is banning bags at games for the next week and considering the addition of weapons detection devices at event entrances.
Fight for the Future and Students for Sensible Drug Policy are behind the effort to pressure college administrators to not use facial recognition software on their camera systems.
The scam, which took place in November, is being investigated by the FBI and local authorities.
Local authorities say they’ve been planning the security operation for two years, and are ready to ensure safety at the game between Clemson and LSU.
The state Department of Education hired two employees to focus on plans for a statewide policy-focused safety center, an idea lawmakers have pushed for years.
More than 200 professionals attended the session, which focused on identifying troubled students and preventing violence.
Three other families, including that of a student who rushed the gunman at the school in suburban Denver, have also filed suit in the wake of their kids’ psychological injuries.
There have been at least 108 incidents of gunfire at school sporting events since 2013, according to a New York Times analysis.
After signing school safety legislation into law, the legislature must now find the millions of dollars necessary to fund more counselors and school resource officers in a tight budget.
Researchers will update Colorado’s school safety guidelines and evaluate how educators use the protocol to protect students.
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.
The audit found that 85 percent of Wisconsin school safety plans adequately address at least six of seven emergency situations.
The bill instructs the Department of Homeland Security to assess the threat landscape for school districts, including ransomware, and identify solutions to improve cybersecurity protections.
A group of administrators and advocates tasked with developing recommendations for school security met for the first time on Tuesday.
Parents and privacy experts are concerned about the data that is being collected on students as the state legislature considers legislation to limit school use of biometric tech.
Researchers found that the mental health of kids who survived school shootings, even if they did not experience the event themselves, took a significant dip even three years after the original incident.
In its second round of school safety funding, the Vermont government gave grants to schools hoping to install public address systems, better locking mechanisms and more.
Dianne Grossman is afraid that Mallory’s Law, named after her 12-year-old daughter who died by suicide, will be overlooked by legislators who do not agree with some elements of the bill.
Originally, the Montgomery County district thought the cyber attack was limited to one high school. But the hacker was able to obtain access to the accounts of over 5,000 students across six schools.
Three campuses were reported to have active shooter threats, but police in Newark, Ohio said the calls were faked by two students.