safety

More states allowing armed school staff

There were 28 shootings in K12 schools and 16 on college campuses between December 2012 and February 2014

Dogs sniff for drugs, guns in Michigan schools

Dogs can detect prescription drugs, alcohol, guns and explosives without having to open bags, lockers or cars

Noteworthy Books: "Reading in the Wild" and other reading picks for district leaders

Recommended reading includes books on principals, student behavior and safety

Electronic privacy: Do schools have a role to play?

Changing technologies—and lax regulations—require extra steps to protect information in the age of smartphones, tablets and cloud storage. These new technologies bring enormous benefits for administrators, students and teachers, but they come with risks, particularly to privacy and information security.

Electronic privacy: Do schools have a role to play?

Changing technologies—and lax regulations—require extra steps to protect information

Product focus: Keeping schools safe with the right surveillance system

Equipment can keep a watchful eye over students and prevent the wrong people from entering
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Chicago schools close Monday due to cold weather

Chicago Public Schools announced Sunday that schools will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures and high winds forecast for the area.

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Plan now to deal with medical emergencies in schools

Risk control expert offers tips and guidelines for school administrators

The role of planning in mitigating safety and security threats

Complete Campus Security Solution Visitor Management Software

Ident-A-Kid’s Complete Campus Security System (CCSS) is a free, visitor-management program that signs in and prints name badges for all visitors, and documents the lengths and reasons for their visits. Tardy and early-dismissal students also can be recorded. Its new messaging system, ParentAlert, can notify parents of any emergency.

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