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School Safety News

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.

Research

Read: Report: Chicago Public Schools Failed to Protect Students from Sex Abuse

Report: Chicago Public Schools Failed to Protect Students from Sex Abuse

An investigation by the Chicago Tribune into Chicago Public Schools found over 500 allegations of sexual abuse and rape over the last decade.

Resources

Read: Protecting the Future With a Safer School Environment – K-12 Safety Solutions Panel Discussion

Protecting the Future With a Safer School Environment – K-12 Safety Solutions Panel Discussion

Discover how the staff from Fulton County Schools (GA) and Huntsville City Schools (AL) has improved responsiveness, communication networks and first responder protocols throughout their school districts.

All School Safety Content

Read: Video Q&A: Chris Dorn Talks About Emergency Preparedness at Schools

Video Q&A: Chris Dorn Talks About Emergency Preparedness at Schools

Preparing for a broad range of emergencies is the best way to protect your campus when disaster strikes.

Read: Philly School Unions Demand Action over Violence Against Teachers

Philly School Unions Demand Action over Violence Against Teachers

During the 2017-2018 school year, there were 148 reported acts of violence against teachers and administrators at Philadelphia schools.

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: Safe Havens to Conduct Security Assessment of Broward County Schools

Safe Havens to Conduct Security Assessment of Broward County Schools

The assessments will be done in two phases, including a physical assessment of each school and an assessment of each school’s safety operations.

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.

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