Policies & Procedures


Federal Government Launches School Safety Resource Website

The new website was created in response to a recommendation from the Federal Commission on School Safety created by President Trump in 2018.

Saving Lives

Saving Lives

Information is key during a campus emergency. Injuries and damages from events, such as active shooters, fires, chemical spills and severe weather, can soar if a campus lacks a proper emergency notification system (ENS).



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Florida House Presents New School Safety Bill Focusing on Enforcing School District Compliance

The legislation includes measures for the state education commissioner to enforce security laws already on the books.

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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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