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Michigan Middle School Launches Program Banning Phones, Backpacks

A middle school in Michigan is seeing positive benefits from banning phones and backpacks. However, parents have some concerns despite the potential safety benefit.


New Jersey Teachers Would be Required to Have Seizure-Safety Training Under New Law

The new law would require school staff to undergo seizure-safety training. It would also require school nurses to come up with personal emergency plans for students with seizure disorders.

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Syracuse University Implements Measures to Make Students Safer at Night

The university is adding more guards, shuttle vans and security cameras.

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Florida Senate Looks to Revise Its Controversial School Guardian Law

The potential revision was prompted by Palm Beach County schools using a private security firm to train its school guardians instead of the sheriff’s office.

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Arizona District Cancels Days of Classes Due To Ransomware Attack

While other districts have decided to pay out fines to hackers, the Flagstaff Unified School District says it is not planning to pay the ransom.

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New York Law Allows School Districts to Install Cameras to Catch Drivers Not Stopping for Buses

A new law allows school districts to install cameras on buses to catch drivers who do not stop when buses have red stop lights flashing.

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Two New Texas Laws Regarding Guns on School Grounds Now in Effect

The gun laws, which went into effect just hours after a shooting left five dead in Midland and Odessa, further loosen gun restrictions.

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YouTubers Prompt Florida Schools to Look at Restricting Video Recording on Campus

These days YouTube is a way of living for some families. But are families going too far by recording a school campus and its students for a YouTube video?

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Texas Governor Releases Report Detailing Progress on Implementing State School Safety Action Plan

For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.

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Florida Students to Have Social Media Activity Monitored As Part of New School Safety Portal

Florida lawmakers believe monitoring students' social media will help to prevent mass school shootings and other threats.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019


    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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