Physical Security


Florida Lawmakers Take a Look at Security, Safety at Israeli Schools

Florida Lawmakers Take a Look at Security, Safety at Israeli Schools

A group of Florida lawmakers toured schools in Tel Aviv, Israel, to look at their security and safety measures.

Michigan District Prioritizes Security with $225,900 in Planned Upgrades

Michigan District Prioritizes Security with $225,900 in Planned Upgrades

The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education awarded a bid of $225,900 to a construction company on Monday for security upgrades in the district.



Faith Leaders, Legislators Seek $5 Million for Security at Connecticut Houses of Worship

Faith Leaders, Legislators Seek $5 Million for Security at Connecticut Houses of Worship

A group of lawmakers and clergy are seeking $5 million in the next state bond package to fund security measures at Connecticut houses of worship following increased tensions and an arson at a New Haven mosque.

Alabama District Steps up Physical Security on Campuses

Alabama District Steps up Physical Security on Campuses

Madison County Schools are improving physical security at all campuses in the district to protect students.

North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

Cumberland County Schools has initiated a number of security measures in the last few years, according to Bruce Morrison, the school system’s director of safety and security.

Schools in Bogota, NJ, Increasing Security Measures for Next Year

Schools in Bogota, NJ, Increasing Security Measures for Next Year

Schools in Bogota, New Jersey, are increasing security measures before the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

The Woodland Park School District plans to use $334,910 in grant funding to implement school security improvements this summer.

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

District 11 in Colorado Springs plans to use almost $650,000 in state grants to increase security at three of its elementary schools.

Officials Discuss Security Plans for Proposed New Elementary School

Officials Discuss Security Plans for Proposed New Elementary School

Gardner, Mass., officials and security consultants are discussing the security plans for a proposed new elementary school as the city works through the approval process with the Massachusetts School Building Authority.

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools plan to use funds from a Michigan State Police school safety grant on equipment including bollards, shatter-resistant film and access control.

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