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Amy Rock, Web Editor

Amy Rock is the Campus Safety Web Editor. She graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and a minor in Education. She has worked in the publishing industry since 2011, in both events and digital marketing.

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Read: Mich., N.H. Approve Additional School Safety Funding

Mich., N.H. Approve Additional School Safety Funding

The Michigan Senate approved an estimated $58 million for school safety funding while New Hampshire approved $10 million in security grants.

Read: MD Anderson Cancer Center to Pay $4.3 Million for 3 Data Breaches

MD Anderson Cancer Center to Pay $4.3 Million for 3 Data Breaches

The breaches occurred when an employee’s laptop was stolen from a residence and two unencrypted thumb drives went missing.

Read: Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

In one southern Idaho county, 27 percent of the kindergarten population did not receive childhood vaccinations in the 2016-2017 school year.

Read: CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The CDC, however, also found more U.S. high school students are feeling depressed and have considered attempting suicide.

Read: More Districts, Counties Offering School Safety Grants

More Districts, Counties Offering School Safety Grants

The second largest county in New Jersey announced Tuesday it will be allocating $20 million of its capital budget to fund school security upgrades.

Read: Noblesville Schools Outline Security Upgrades for 2018-19 School Year

Noblesville Schools Outline Security Upgrades for 2018-19 School Year

The district plans to place a trained police officer in each Noblesville school after a student opened fire inside a classroom, injuring two.

Read: Reader Q&A with Gary Sigrist: 5 Layers of School Safety

Reader Q&A with Gary Sigrist: 5 Layers of School Safety

Gary Sigrist, CEO of Safeguard Risk Solutions and a retired school district safety director, provided some insightful answers to questions asked by audience members during his school safety webinar.

Read: Law Firm: Palo Alto Unified School District Title IX Response Inadequate

Law Firm: Palo Alto Unified School District Title IX Response Inadequate

A law firm’s report determined the Palo Alto Unified School District failed to adequately investigate an alleged on-campus sexual assault at Palo Alto High School.

Read: Woman Gets 18 Years for 1998 Infant Abduction from Fla. Hospital

Woman Gets 18 Years for 1998 Infant Abduction from Fla. Hospital

A woman abducted an infant and raised her for nearly two decades before being arrested in 2017 for kidnapping and custodial interference.

Read: OCR Opens Title IX Investigation into USC Gynecologist Scandal

OCR Opens Title IX Investigation into USC Gynecologist Scandal

USC was required to submit all reports and complaints against staff and faculty under a previous agreement but did not provide documents related to the former doctor.

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