Risk Management


Georgia Campaign Reminds Drivers of Back-to-School Driving Safety

Georgia Campaign Reminds Drivers of Back to School Driving Safety

Driving while intoxicated has always been the cause of many fatal car accidents, but there’s a new leader in dangerous driving scenarios – distracted driving. The “School’s Open, Drive Carefully” campaign reminds drivers to stay alert and aware of their surroundings.

Why Your Risk Management Plan Can’t Work in Silos

Imagine trying to watch TV with one remote designated to powering it on, another solely for adjusting volume, another for changing the channel, and so on.

Safe and Sound Schools Announces The “Good Days” Tour and Contest

Safe and Sound Schools Announces The “Good Days” Tour and Contest

Safe and Sound Schools is hosting The “Good Days” Tour campaign and contest this year to encourage high school students to assess their school culture, and teach the connection between a great school culture and overall school safety.

New York Districts Fail to Meet State Requirements for District Safety Plans

New York Districts Fail to Meet State Requirements for District Safety Plans

Some school districts in New York failed to meet minimum state requirements for district safety plans. The districts must now revise their safety plans.

Louisiana School Systems Experience Cyberattacks Governor Declares Statewide Emergency

Louisiana School Systems Experience Cyberattacks Governor Declares Statewide Emergency

The governor of Louisiana has declared a statewide emergency as several school systems have been attacked by malware. Officials are currently trying to see if any other agencies are affected, but the threat is ongoing.

Tennessee Department of Education Collaborating with Homeland Security

Tennessee Department of Education Collaborating with Homeland Security

The Department of Education will be working together with Homeland Security to ensure that all Tennessee school are up to safety standards, and can hopefully stop threats at the doors of schools.

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

In a recent school safety training, Minnesota researchers focused their efforts on teaching about mental health and approaching students’ emotional needs, rather than teaching about physical security measures.

Santa Rosa to Add Eight School Resource Officers to Santa Rosa Schools This Year

Santa Rosa to Add Eight School Resource Officers to Santa Rosa Schools This Year

A proposed budget increase for the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office would include the equipment for eight new school resource officers at schools that currently only have off-duty deputies.



Iowa Hospital Opens Lobby Safety Store, Includes Injury-Prevention Education

Iowa Hospital Opens Lobby Safety Store, Includes Injury-Prevention Education

At the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, they know that safety starts with injury prevention. In order to help new parents accomplish their safety goals, they have opened a safety store that has injury-prevention experts staffed to help parents find the right solution for their family.

New Indiana Safety Law Changes School Bus Routes

New Indiana Safety Law Changes School Bus Routes

School bus routes in Indiana will be changing to keep elementary students from crossing rural roadways on rural highways to get on or off the school bus.

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  • Convergint Gives Back Globally, Celebrates 23rd Annual Social Responsibility Day

    Today, Convergint celebrates its 23rd Annual Convergint Social Responsibility Day, as nearly 10,000 colleagues across 220 global locations have the opportunity to spend the workday giving back to their local communities. This year’s efforts have resulted in a total payroll donation of more than $3 million and more than $500,000 in labor and equipment donations from Convergint colleagues, partners, and families. Additionally, 400 colleagues and partners will help complete the company’s largest STEP Up project to-date for the Douglas County School District in Castle Rock, Colorado. Read Now

  • 2024 Secure Campus Award Winners Announced

    Campus Security Today is pleased to announce the 2024 Secure Campus Award winners. Twenty-six companies are being recognized this year for products that help keep education and business campuses safe. Read Now

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • Unlocking Peace of Mind

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown Read Now

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