Starting in 2021, part-time employees will also be required to finish a course on student behavior, liability and more.
If signed into law, the measure would require districts to establish a threat-assessment team and teach students about violence prevention and identifying depression.
A Florida man was arrested after he entered into a high school with a pocket knife attempting to test the school's security measures.
Parents and students were shocked after the Beaufort County School District's safety chief officer dressed as an intruder in an unannounced school safety drill.
Three York College students were the targets of robberies that occurred just outside of campus. In response, the university is working with local authorities to increase patrol in the area.
Officials identified three 12-year-old girls who entered into a classroom and began to assault another female student and the teacher.
Drones will be flying over several Carson City Schools in an effort for the city to study how students get to and from school.
Along with adhering to a clear bag policy, football fans going to Notre Dame's football stadium will have to go through metal detectors.
Some schools are hosting active shooting trainings that involve shooting blanks, and requiring students to practice what to do in case a shooter were on campus. However, some are wondering if these drills are too much for students to handle.
This is the second threat in two weeks that the district has received.
SafeOregon allows students, parents and school staff to anonymously report any threats.
Towson University wants to prevent more sexual assaults from happening. As a result, officials are planning on hiring more police officers and counselors.
The stabbing attack in 2017 at UT that left one student dead, sparked safety changes across the campus, and it also inspired the start of the "Stop the Bleed" training.
The safety officers will check the IDs of both students and visitors who are entering one of Syracuse University’s 22 residential halls.
School districts across South Carolina will receive funding to hire one to four new resource officers depending on need.
A teen was charged with a felony after he posted a job for a school shooter on Indeed.com.
Detroit schools have been faced with similar security issues as other schools nationwide. In the 2010-11 school year, a technology push was put in place, particularly at the high school level.
Public perception of school security tends to lag a little behind the times. For many, the idea calls to mind sash-wearing hall monitors, or perhaps a single school resource officer stationed near a high-traffic hallway.
Coalition for School Safety, a nonprofit in Florida, is working toward adding more security measures at schools in Hillsborough County.
There are two essential components to effective school safety—security systems and police response.
Although you may immediately think of educational facilities when someone says the word “campus,” these environments can also be found across a host of other vertical markets, including healthcare, government and business enterprises.
Sustaining a safe environment for students and staff is—or at least should be—a key priority for all school districts. However, without a comprehensive plan in place, this can be a challenging endeavor.
- By Michael Sander, Tom Strasburger
Today’s schools, businesses and healthcare campuses are employing indoor shot detection to reduce or eliminate delays and errors common in victim- or witness-initiated responses to active shooter incidents. Adding this technology to a campus life safety system can help shorten the duration of an active shooter event.
The school district hired a private security company over the weekend after receiving two threats last week.
School emergency response plans are designed to proactively address a variety of hazards and threats and formalize the roles and responsibilities of those schools, school districts and community partners.
Security officers at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus may soon be able to carry firearms.
The state’s top safety official says the government needs more resources to investigate tips submitted through iWatchTexas, a centralized site for reporting threats.
The state superintendent says that the $11 million in funding will push South Carolina closer to its goal of having a school resource officer in every school.
The hearing is set for Thursday, a day after lawmakers and advocates gathered on Capitol Hill for a rally to fight gun violence.