Here’s how a school safety director used $250,000 from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act to upgrade security cameras on 23 campuses.
One grant program, Renew America’s Schools, is prioritizing K-12 schools with plans to implement projects that lower energy costs, reduce emissions, and create healthier and safer learning environments.
The tax revenue, which is estimated to generate $159 million annually, will pay for school safety and violence prevention programs.
Temple University’s emergency notification system now incorporates color-coded headlines into emailed alerts to show the severity of a situation.
Updates include weapons detection systems, secured vestibules, vape detectors, digital mapping, climb-resistant fencing and more.
AAMU’s security upgrades include video surveillance, body-worn cameras, access control, drones, and other campus police technologies.
There are pros and cons to participating in technology pilots. Be sure to understand the benefits and challenges before getting involved.
The Stronger Connections Grant programs will use nearly $1 billion in federal funds to bolster community safety and improve student outcomes.
The new Tennessee law allocates $230 million in funding for school safety improvements, including the addition of an SRO to each campus.
Holistic entryway security with visitor management and incident reporting for a safer experience.