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K-12 School Budget Priorities for 2020: Reduce Costs & Plan for EdTech

Tara Gibson
August 08, 2019

Planning out your K-12 school budget and searching for ways to cut costs are two things discussed by school districts across the...

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How The Texas School Safety Bill Will Address Bullying

Mary Kate McGrath
August 07, 2019

In April, an expansive Texas school safety bill was passed by the Senate, aimed at preventing or mitigating the impact of a mass...

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How to Alert Beachgoers During Shark Week

Amelia Marceau
August 01, 2019

While we all know Shark Week thanks to Discovery Channel programming, this year we're including an added focus: alerting beachgoers to...

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What Happens to Graduating Seniors After a School Tragedy?

Mary Kate McGrath
August 01, 2019

In February of 2018, a former student entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, with a semiautomatic weapon...

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Is K-12 School Surveillance Going Too Far?

Tara Gibson
August 01, 2019

Pressure continues to mount for K-12 schools when it comes to protecting and keeping those on school grounds safe. With increased...

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These Real Incidents Tell Why 911 Location Data Is Critical to Emergency Response

Amelia Marceau
July 31, 2019

People who dial into 9-1-1 are often facing dire situations. From medical emergencies to fires to theft, dispatchers are the first...

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Are There Holes in Your School Safety Plan?

Tara Gibson
July 25, 2019

It’s no question. K-12 schools across the United States are making a huge effort to secure their schools and create a safe environment...

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What Newtown, Parkland, and Highlands Ranch Tell Us About the First 60 Seconds of School Shootings

Todd Miller
July 25, 2019

Four minutes. Two minutes. Three minutes. These numbers represent the amount of time that passed between the point that school...

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Q&A with Chief David O. Brown on Mental Health Awareness in the Law Enforcement Community and Beyond

Andrea Lebron
July 24, 2019

In a recent webinar “Addressing Mental Health for Improved Community Safety”, retired Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown shared his...

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4 Must-Haves To Look for in a School Alert App

Andrea Lebron
July 18, 2019

Many school districts across the country are in search of a school alert app that helps communicate emergencies to teachers, staff and...

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When Kids are Absent from School in Ohio: Alianna Alert Law

Tara Gibson
July 18, 2019

School safety initiatives are continuously popping up for K-12 schools and districts across the United States in the wake of...

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Do HIPAA Exemptions during Mental Health Emergencies Really Exist?

Andrea Lebron
July 17, 2019

One of the biggest obstacles to addressing mental health for improved community safety is a misunderstanding of the Health Insurance...

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