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Listen Up: Three Podcasts Covering School Safety Topics

Tara Gibson
June 13, 2019

School safety is consistently a hot topic in K-12 education. As the public sees the number of school safety threats rising, whether it...

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Should all Schools Require School Resource Officers?

Andrea Lebron
June 13, 2019

When you think about a School Resource Officer (SRO), what image enters your head? One in which a benign law enforcement officer helps...

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Top Summer Boating Safety Tips Local Officials Can Share With Their Community

Amelia Marceau
June 12, 2019

During the summer months, boat owners across the United States are likely to spend more time out on the water, leading several local...

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How This Dallas Nonprofit Manages Safety Amid Major Development

Amelia Marceau
June 11, 2019

The downtown area of Dallas is in the midst of a major renaissance, adding high-rise towers with offices, restaurants and stores. The...

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The Growing Concern in Rising School Shootings and Student Stress

Tara Gibson
June 06, 2019

The startling increase of school shootings and school security threats over the last few years is starting to take its toll on student...

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How San Juan County, New Mexico Improved School Emergency Response Times

Amelia Marceau
May 30, 2019

On December 7, 2017, Aztec High School in San Juan County, New Mexico faced every school’s worst-case scenario and revealed a need to...

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Why San Francisco Ban of Facial Recognition Technology Should Spark More Conversations

Andrea Lebron
May 29, 2019

The City of San Francisco voted to ban facial recognition technology on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019, but for many, this stance is sparking...

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Here are the Top School Safety Terms You Should Know

Mary Kate McGrath
May 16, 2019

In an era with unprecedented risks, putting together a comprehensive safety plan is more crucial than ever for school safety...

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How the Measles Outbreak Affects School Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
May 09, 2019

On April 29, 2019, federal health officials said that measles continues to spread across the United States, with over 700 documented...

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5 Essentials for Emergency Messaging Systems

Andrea Lebron
May 08, 2019

It's quite understandable that different state and local governments should have different requirements for their emergency messaging...

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The Best of the Best #ThankYou911 Posts

Samantha Hoppe
May 01, 2019

Every day all across the U.S., 9-1-1 telecommunicators, supervisors, public educators and many others work around the clock to provide...

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How Prepared is Your School to Cope with Gun Violence?

Andrea Lebron
April 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently published a guide for K-12 schools for preventing and protecting against gun...

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