Risk Management


Las Vegas Encourages Partnerships, Communication to Combat School Violence

Las Vegas Encourages Partnerships, Communication to Combat School Violence

Clark County police are teaming up with the Las Vegas police to combat school violence, and weapons in schools. They also encourage parents to stay aware of their students’ digital presence.

New York State Signs Legislation to Allow Cameras on School Bus Stop Arms

New York State Signs Legislation to Allow Cameras on School Bus Stop Arms

In light of many violators of passing school buses while stopped, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that permits school buses to install cameras on stop arms.

Florida Initiates School Safety Database Amid Protests

Florida Initiates School Safety Database Amid Protests

A state school safety database will be launched, even though many have argued that this will erode students’ trust and be more harmful than helpful.

Bulletproof Backpacks Do Not Stand Rifle Test

Bulletproof Backpacks Do Not Stand Rifle Test

An OfficeMax in Dallas is offering bulletproof backpacks, but they might not be as helpful in a school shooting as parents might think.

Philadelphia School District Welcomes Teachers, Counselors with Safety Orientation

Philadelphia School District Welcomes Teachers Counselors with Safety Orientation

In the wake of the recent shootings in the United States, the Philadelphia School District is holding a weeklong orientation for both new hires and returning teachers and counselors.

Fresno Assistant Sheriff Shares Back-to-School Safety Tips

Fresno Assistant Sheriff Shares Back-to-School Safety Tips

Assistant Sheriff John Zanoni shared back-to-school safety tips with FOX26NEWS earlier this week, encouraging students and parents to make sure they have open communication and follow safety plans.

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

The Safe 2 Say Something program was only used for about half of the school year, but in the time it was used, it received more than 23,000 tips.

North Carolina Schools Proactively Prepare, Test School Safety Plans

North Carolina Schools Proactively Prepare, Test School Safety Plans

Educators, administrators, first responders and law enforcement officials all recently met at Atkins High School to discuss, plan and test their school safety plans.



Why School Systems Have Become Major Targets for Cyberattackers

Why School Systems Have Become Major Targets for Cyberattackers

School systems have recently become major targets for cyberattacks because of the multitude of personal information they have paired with improper security protection.

Tennessee to Place School Resource Officers in Every School, Perform Security Assessments

Tennessee to Place School Resource Officers in Every School Perform Security Assessments

The governor of Tennessee recently approved a $40 million grant to put SROs in every school in the state. In addition, the state will be assessing the school security measures that are already in place.

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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

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    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

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