Policies & Procedures


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University of Missouri Adopts Student Tracking App For Class Attendance, Worrying Privacy Advocates

Similar technology is already widely in use by other universities to track students’ locations when they arrive for class.

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Florida Senate Introduces Bill To Update School Safety Law, Address School Guardian Training Requirements

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.



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Maine Takes Steps To Establish School Safety Center

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.

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University of Colorado Receives Grant to Study Effectiveness of School Safety Protocol

Researchers will update Colorado’s school safety guidelines and evaluate how educators use the protocol to protect students.

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Audit of Wisconsin School Safety Plans Finds Schools Have Few Plans for Parent-Student Reunification

The audit found that 85 percent of Wisconsin school safety plans adequately address at least six of seven emergency situations.

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Ohio School Safety Center Unveiled At First Official Meeting

A group of administrators and advocates tasked with developing recommendations for school security met for the first time on Tuesday.

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Florida Grand Jury Report Criticizes Lack of School Safety Compliance From Charter Schools

The second report scrutinizing school district compliance with Florida’s school security laws focused on district issues with emergency communications and school resource officers.

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New School Safety Funding Will Become Available to Illinois Districts In January

Legislators are not sure how much funding will be immediately available, but the law will prioritize under-resourced schools.

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Parents Successfully Push Maryland District To Delete Student Data Collected For Safety Purposes

Montgomery County parents were concerned that their children’s digital footprints could follow them into college and their careers.

Syracuse University

Syracuse University Expands Security, Introduces New Bias Reporting System in Wake of Racist Incidents

More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.

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