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Back-to-school shopping usually means new clothes, shoes and notebooks, but this year, some students will be sporting another new accessory on the first day—bulletproof backpacks. But experts say they don’t offer much protection
The Florida Schools Safety Portal, which went live Aug. 1, gives Florida school threat assessment teams wider access to data to evaluate school safety threats.
LaGrange School District 102 recently began piloting a free version of the CrisisGo safety platform through Sourcewell, a government agency that provides cooperative-contract purchasing solutions nationally. Sponsored content by Sourcewell.
Recent shootings on school campuses and at other public venues have renewed the discussion on what is the best way for schools to protect their students and staff. Every day, parents send their children to school, trusting that they will return home safe and sound at the end of the school day. Safety and security measures at school must always be discussed, addressed and acted upon in a comprehensive fashion.
What has slipped through the cracks during many school board meetings is that improving school safety does not require districts and schools to spend enormous sums to provide a safer and more orderly learning environment.
While there are other significant concerns about potential dangers created with many current options-based active shooter training approaches, I find the running option to be perhaps the most dangerous as presently taught.
Regulations tackle drills, safety plans, firearms and SROs, a new report shows.
The devastating attacks at schools during the 2017-18 school year have caused understandable and unprecedented levels of anxiety among students, parents, school officials, and local, state and federal officials. An […]
As surveillance cameras become even more ubiquitous in schools, savvy administrators need to be aware of not only the rapidly evolving technology, but also the evolving legal landscape.
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