Articles: Surveillance

1/26/2012
Michael Peveler, vice president of education sales at AMX

Michael Peveler has been vice president of education sales for AMX for five years. An education major in college at Texas Tech University, he taught for eight years.

1/26/2012

The nature of school security has changed dramatically over the last decade. Schools employ various measures, from metal detectors to identification badges to drug testing, to promote the safety and security of staff and students.

7/1/2011
candlelight vigil for Tyler Clementi

New Jersey knew it had a bullying problem after a 2009 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the percentage of students bullied in the state was one point higher than the national average.

9/1/2010

A new informal federal survey has found that for many districts, budget cuts have had a profound effect on school safety and security measures.

9/1/2010

Tight budgets are no excuse for failing to be proactive with school safety. In fact, school leaders must be especially committed to prevention and security programs during times when economic woes are increasing stress on kids, their families and school staff.

7/1/2010

The case of Kyron Horman, a second-grade Oregon student missing from school since June 4, 2010, has generated international attention.

1/1/2010

For the past 15 years, zero-tolerance policies for violence in schools have been the driving force behind many—80 to 95 percent by some estimates—of school discipline policies around the country.

8/1/2009

It’s no surprise that school districts are as vulnerable to fraud as the private sector or any other segment of government.

5/1/2009

While some districts have been making use of surveillance cameras for years, today's camera technology is less expensive and easier to maintain and operate.

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