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Read: Tabletop Exercise 11: Student on School Roof Threatens Suicide

Tabletop Exercise 11: Student on School Roof Threatens Suicide

A substitute teacher informs an administrator that one of her students climbed onto the roof and is threatening to jump if anyone attempts to make contact. What should they do?

Research

Read: CDC: Teachers Drove COVID-19 Infections at Georgia Elementary Schools

CDC: Teachers Drove COVID-19 Infections at Georgia Elementary Schools

The CDC’s findings are consistent with those from investigations done in other countries, which found that the most common type of transmission event was from teacher to teacher.

Resources

Read: 10 Reasons Why School Administrators Should Consider These Tech Tools for Emergency Preparedness

10 Reasons Why School Administrators Should Consider These Tech Tools for Emergency Preparedness

Working in an educational facility is more complicated than ever before. There are so many more situations to be aware of, so much more to have to communicate to others. Communication is paramount for the safety of students and staff and to keep daily operations flowing smoothly. Where once a PA system was all that […]

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Read: New Federal Funding Available for Smart Campus Infrastructure and Safety Upgrades

New Federal Funding Available for Smart Campus Infrastructure and Safety Upgrades

The federal government is offering billions of dollars of funding to improve the long-term safety and health of schools and institutions of higher education.

Read: Potter Electric Acquires SureCall’s ERCES Business

Potter Electric Acquires SureCall’s ERCES Business

The Guardian Series products from SureCall provide public safety radio communications for first responders.

Read: Whistleblower: Router Manufacturer Ubiquiti Downplayed ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach

Whistleblower: Router Manufacturer Ubiquiti Downplayed ‘Catastrophic’ Data Breach

Hackers stole Ubiquiti’s source code and pledged to disclose the location of a backdoor if their ransom demand was not met.

Read: Florida DOE Chooses AT&T’s Coordinated Emergency Response Solution

Florida DOE Chooses AT&T’s Coordinated Emergency Response Solution

The system shares live video and directly connects school communications with responding public safety agencies.

Read: Connecticut Opens New Rounds of School Security Grants

Connecticut Opens New Rounds of School Security Grants

The grants aim to improve school security infrastructure and emergency communications. Initial applications are due June 15.

Read: Winning and Managing School Safety Grants

Winning and Managing School Safety Grants

Corona-Norco USD’s Steven Ellis describes the steps he and his district took to obtain grant funding and properly manage the projects stemming from those grants.

Read: COVID-19 Has Forced an Evolution of Campus Safety Technology

COVID-19 Has Forced an Evolution of Campus Safety Technology

COVID-19 has prompted greater adoption of temperature screening, health screening, visitor management and sanitation technologies.

Read: $18B in VA Hospital Improvements Pledged in Biden Infrastructure Plan

$18B in VA Hospital Improvements Pledged in Biden Infrastructure Plan

The VA medical facility improvements are part of the president’s $2.25 trillion ‘American Jobs Plan.’

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