Policies & Procedures

School Shooters Were Often Bullied And Told People of Intentions to Attack, Secret Service Report Finds

The study is the most comprehensive look at school attackers, looking at incidents from 2008 to 2017 for clues on how to handle students in crisis.

United States Capitol

Federal Bill Would Require School Districts to Monitor Social Media

A newly introduced federal bill seeks to heighten security at American schools by encouraging districts to adopt social media monitoring programs.

Colorado State Capitol

Colorado School Safety Committee Introduces Five Bills to Improve Safety

Colorado’s School Safety Committee pushed forward legislation that could better address students’ behavioral health needs. Lawmakers left guns out of the conversation largely for the sake of bipartisanship.


Texas School District Partners with Gaggle to Monitor Activity on School-Provided Devices

Beaumont ISD has partnered with Gaggle to help monitor students' activities online such as signs of bullying, depression and inappropriate behavior.

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Study: Policies Aimed at Preventing School Violence Can Have Negative Impact on Students of Color

The research advocates for a restorative justice approach to crisis prevention instead of doubling down on zero tolerance discipline policies.

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Judge Rules In Favor of Florida District Seeking to Arm School Guardians

A group sued a Jacksonville district for arming school safety assistants, but the district said it was just trying to meet standards set by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.


San Bernardino City Unified School District's Computer Network Crippled by Ransomware Attack

Hackers infected servers used by the San Bernardino City Unified School District with ransomware, making it one of the latest school districts to be targeted.

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Indiana School District Creates School Safety Academy for Parents

Carmel Clay Schools is offering parents of students an opportunity to learn more about school safety procedures through a free safety academy.

Majory Stoneman Douglas High School

Death Penalty Trial for Parkland Shooter Set for January

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz's death penalty trial will begin in January 2020, according to a court order.

Indiana Police Department, School District to Target Those Passing Stopped School Buses

Indiana Police Department, School District to Target Those Passing Stopped School Buses

The Batesville Police Department and Batesville Community School Corporation are teaming up to keep bus safety a priority in their community.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019


    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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