Oxford High School

Read: School Safety and Security is a Process, Not a Purchase

School Safety and Security is a Process, Not a Purchase

Schools should continuously review their security and safety programs, involving educators and only adopting practices and technologies that are appropriate.

Read: Oxford School Shooter’s Parents to Stand Trial for Involuntary Manslaughter

Oxford School Shooter’s Parents to Stand Trial for Involuntary Manslaughter

A judge ruled that the shooting wouldn’t have happened if James and Jennifer Crumbley hadn’t bought their son a gun or if they had taken him home from school when asked to do so by administrators.

Read: Judge Rules Oxford Schools, Staff Can’t Be Sued Over 2021 Mass Shooting

Judge Rules Oxford Schools, Staff Can’t Be Sued Over 2021 Mass Shooting

The Michigan judge argued Oxford Community Schools and its employees are protected by governmental immunity.

Read: 2022 Trends That Will Impact Campus Security in 2023 and Beyond

2022 Trends That Will Impact Campus Security in 2023 and Beyond

Here are a few of the troubling trends that will most likely continue to affect education and healthcare security for the foreseeable future, as well as some links that can help you address these challenges.

Read: Oxford Schools Whistleblowers: District Failed to Implement Threat Assessment Policy

Oxford Schools Whistleblowers: District Failed to Implement Threat Assessment Policy

Two ex-school board members claim the district didn’t use its own threat assessment guidelines in the months leading up to last year’s Oxford High School shooting.

Read: Michigan OK2SAY Student Tip Line Saw 67% Increase Last Year

Michigan OK2SAY Student Tip Line Saw 67% Increase Last Year

Of the 6,255 tips received, 1,786 were related to planned school attacks. The year prior, only 52 such threats were reported.

Read: U.S. Department of Education Awards Oxford Area Community School District Over $700,000 in Emergency Funds

U.S. Department of Education Awards Oxford Area Community School District Over $700,000 in Emergency Funds

The funds were awarded in response to the November 30 shooting at Oxford High School that claimed the lives of four students.

Read: Texarkana ISD Approves $1.95 Million for School Safety, Dallas ISD Considers Clear Backpacks

Texarkana ISD Approves $1.95 Million for School Safety, Dallas ISD Considers Clear Backpacks

Dallas ISD published a survey asking parents to share their thoughts on implementing a clear backpack policy for the 2022-2023 school year.

Read: Opinion: U.S. Politicians Must Get a Backbone, Pass Gun Laws to Prevent School Shootings

Opinion: U.S. Politicians Must Get a Backbone, Pass Gun Laws to Prevent School Shootings

Campus hardening measures can only go so far in preventing school shootings. We need stronger gun laws to truly make our campuses safer.

Read: Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Safety and security are a priority for schools and legislators, but life safety shortcuts, such as door barricade devices, may lead to even more tragedy.

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