The committee removed a measure to allow districts to assign expelled students to pre-arrest diversion programs, but kept requirements for sheriff’s offices and school guardian training.
A report by CBS 11 found that only five districts in North Texas had applied for the Department of Justice grants, mostly because administrators did not know about the funding.
After an investigation found that there is little policy in place to prevent bus drivers from driving while under the influence, advocates are pushing for legislative action.
After gaining support from civil liberties groups, activists are planning a national campus day of action in March focused on campus use of facial recognition.
The new website was created in response to a recommendation from the Federal Commission on School Safety created by President Trump in 2018.
The 16-year-old assailant, who took part in a shooting that killed one student and injured eight others, will face a minimum sentence of 40 years in prison.
State lawmakers are introducing legislation to allow law enforcement to track IP addresses and prosecute fake tipsters.
The technology will allow staff and faculty to communicate during an emergency as well as respond to reports from students about mental health issues or school threats.
The legislation comes as a response to an incident involving a sheriff’s deputy tasing a special education student last year.
School districts are finding that tiplines and software meant to detect students discussing potential attacks are allowing police to intervene in suicide attempts and self-harm.
County commissioners are putting the funding toward physical security improvements and some mental health programming.
All classes have been canceled at Texas A&M-Commerce through Monday evening as a result of an incident at one of the university’s residence halls, university officials said.
There is little debate as to whether the introduction of new emergency communications technologies have changed the industry for the better.
The University of Oklahoma has a history of evolving alongside technology.
Information is key during a campus emergency. Injuries and damages from events, such as active shooters, fires, chemical spills and severe weather, can soar if a campus lacks a proper emergency notification system (ENS).
When I was a kid I would often head to the schoolyard after class for a pickup game of baseball or soccer.
Many of us may have 4K television sets in our homes that look incredible compared to previous generation HD sets.
Keeping up with the fast pace of New York City can be a difficult task for some schools.
Decades worth of surveys have demonstrated that families and students place campus safety and security at the forefront of the decision-making process when deciding on where to enroll.
As of July 2019, there were 22 school shootings in the United States in which someone was hurt or killed.
The legislation includes measures for the state education commissioner to enforce security laws already on the books.
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.