A new Kansas law will reduce the number of safety drills required in public and private schools from 16 to nine; four for fire, two for tornadoes and three for crisis lockdown situations.
All Denver-area schools closed for a “credible threat” Wednesday will be open Thursday after the FBI said late Wednesday there was “no longer a threat to the community.”
Under a new policy, students at Charles County Public Schools will have to keep their backpacks in their locker during the school day.
Schools across the Denver area are closed today as a “massive manhunt” continues for a woman “infatuated with Columbine” who is said to be armed and “extremely dangerous,” according to police
The Teton County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved funding April 10 to purchase better locks for school buildings.
The Bentonville School District will be upgrading the emergency notification systems in most of its buildings as part of a project approved by the School Board on Monday.
Chugiak High School is increasing security and adding more surveillance cameras to its campus to cover the additional 600 students moved to the campus after an earthquake rendered Gruening Middle School unsafe.
As part of its effort to increase safety on campus, Sacramento State University is installing new locks on its classroom doors and implementing access control measures.
The University of Michigan will start offering optional active attacker training for students, faculty, staff and members of the community.
The Lower Merion School District is hiring security guards for its schools. The guards will monitor security cameras and handle visitor management at school entrances.
The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, Tenn., has added armed guards and plans to further boost security following the shooting of an employee in the emergency department on Wednesday.
Fresno Unified School District is installing security cameras on all of its elementary school campuses.
Multiple synagogues and Jewish institutions in Sacramento and the Bay Area have each received federal grants of as much as $150,000 for security.
Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Wednesday allowing North Dakota schools—mostly rural campuses—to develop plans for an “armed first responder.”
The Cranford Police Department and Cranford Public Schools are opening “Police Substations” within the district’s three largest campuses.
The University of Notre Dame announced Thursday that walk-through metal detectors will be used at all gates of Notre Dame Stadium during the 2019 football season.
Mansfield Schools Superintendent Teresa Murphy said Tuesday that district officials have addressed safety and security problems raised by a man who, according to police, entered two schools after hours while stalking a teacher he once dated.
Grand Blanc Community Schools is using part of a grant from the Michigan State Police School Safety Initiative to install more than a thousand barricade locks, one for each classroom door in the district.
Davis School District officials announced Tuesday a new agreement allowing its security cameras to be streamed live to the Davis County Sheriff’s Office in an emergency.
A new bill introduced in the Louisiana House would require classrooms with special education students to have cameras.
Some Hood Elementary School parents are unhappy with the way they were notified after a teacher discovered gunshot damage to the campus’s portable addition on Monday morning.
The West Platte School District recently installed facial recognition cameras on their campuses to improve safety and security for their students and staff.
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act would require schools to survey their students, train campus administrators and increase safety on campuses.
The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is using a gunshot detection system to increase student safety.
Erie School District police officers are now carrying Tasers in addition to guns in schools.
Wyoming Medical Center plans to upgrade its security equipment and protocols following a shooting and lockdown last month.
Prescott School District plans to add additional safety and security measures following last Monday’s on-campus shooting.
Under proposed changes to Wisconsin law, students could be given advance warning about emergency drills.
The Manhasset School District Board of Education is considering revising its campus visitor policy to further protect schools and students.
Kalamazoo Public Schools plans to use a $442,773 grant from the Michigan State Police Office of School Safety to purchase new tools for mass communication.