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Reviewing Lessons on School Safety

- Schools are defending against potential active-shooter situations with training sessions, physical security improvements, and programs addressing root causes.

Practical Protection Plans

- Without a lot of fanfare, two school systems have developed sensible approaches to protecting students and staff. Learn how Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia and Frederick County Public Schools in Maryland prepare for uncertainty.

Shedding Light On Sandy Hook

- Lessons learned from Sandy Hook.

The Comprehensive Handbook of School Safety

- This book provides a holistic approach to assessing the challenges involved in school safety through thoughtful pieces by the editor and 15 contributors. The book is divided into four major sections: school security, school safety, emergency management, and program development and execution.

Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention

- This timely and comprehensive study of school and campus violence is expertly compiled into a multidisciplinary summary that is understandable for anyone involved with campus safety.

Morning Security Brief: Nevada Middle School Shooting, Google's Free Cyber Protection, TSA Prescreening Expands, And More

- A school shooting in Reno, Nevada, has left one teacher and the shooter dead; Google unveils Project Shield, which offers free cyber protection to news and human rights organizations; details on the TSA's prescreening program, which has expanded to search databases containing more personal information; and more.

Morning Security Brief: Government Shutdown and DHS; Marine Leaders Disciplined, School Security in Nigeria, and More

- A majority of the Department of Homeland Security's work force will remain on the job during the U.S. government shutdown; two Marine Corps leaders are ordered to retire early after a security breach last year on a base in Afghanistan; Nigeria adds more security in and around schools after a deadly shooting on a university campus; and more.

School Safety

- Kentucky has become the third state to require that students be read their Miranda rights before being questioned by a principal or school administrator if a law enforcement officer or school resource officer is present.

A Look at How School Training for an Active Shooter Is Evolving

- Schools are exploring ways to increase the odds of survival in an active-shooter situation during the time before police arrive. The traditional lockdown is still being encouraged, but training is evolving to include other components.

The Best Defense

- Schools are exploring ways to increase the odds of survival in an active-shooter situation during the time before police arrive. The traditional lockdown is still being encouraged, but training is evolving to include other components.

Staying Safe at School, Second Edition

- This is an interesting and important book. It contains a wealth of practical, down-to-earth, sensible, and reliable information about how to keep our children safe at school.

Morning Security Brief: Newspaper Hires Armed Guards, Schools Increase Security, Active-Shooter Video Training, and More

- The paper that published gun-owner information has hired armed security officers. Schools are increasing police presence. Alabama has released an active-shooter incident training video. A hacked server at Penn State may have given up personal information on former students.

The Evolution of School Security

- To ignore past history will only encourage school administrators to repeat the same mistakes all over again.
 




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