Local news reported in March that a school officer from the Kenosha Unified School District in Kenosha, Wis., placed his knee on a 12-year-old student’s neck to restrain her during a fight in the school cafeteria. CNN reported last week that the student is now facing disorderly conduct charges related to the incident, according to her family lawyer.
It’s clear that ransomware attacks are on the rise, and education provides an attractive landscape for cyber thieves.
Despite the best efforts of K–12 leaders, violence can occur at any time and in any school setting. An effective crisis response and communications plan can mitigate the threat of injury or death during such an occurrence.
I have always subscribed to the motto, “Proper Planning Prevents Panic.” This is never more evident than during actual emergencies.
Keeping our nation’s college and university population safe and secure requires the partnership of college administrators, law enforcement and security professionals.
For schools around the United States, increased violent crime and active shooter situations have brought a sharp focus on safety, and polls show the growing fears among American parents.
Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga., recently launched a graduate certificate program in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems.
On the third anniversary of the murder of University of Utah student-athlete Lauren McCluskey, her parents announced a set of five initiatives on behalf of the McCluskey Foundation that aim to change the campus culture around stalking and dating violence.
Consolidated Communications is offering an educational grant for technology-focused initiatives in K–12 schools. The deadline to apply through the Consolidated Connects grant program, which offers grants of up to $5,000 for schools within its service area of 23 states, is Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.
Cambrian College in Ontario, Canada, is moving into the next phase of a long-term agreement with Honeywell and Honeywell Building Technologies to update lighting and replace aging equipment to reduce energy costs. The initiative is projected to save the college at least $480,000 in the first year.