While the tools available to educators looking to integrate technology into the classroom are now better than ever before, there are still security considerations to take into account when implementing a digital curriculum
A bill in Nebraska would set school security standards for the state. Currently, it’s up to each school district to decide security standards, but state Sen. Rick Kolowski wants someone to help implement those measures, saying “To have someone at the state level that can give assistance to districts when they have questions or collect information from districts so we know where we stand.”
Specially trained dogs might be the next big thing in school violence prevention. The animals, which could cost upwards of $10,000 after training, could be trained to detect firearms and drugs in schools.
Start the conversation with administrators and parents about how surveillance can boost safety, district efficiency and investigation success.
September 1, 2013
On December 14, 2012, 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., were killed, sparking a media storm and a nationwide conversation about the amount of security in U.S. schools.
Led by CEO Al Grasso, The MITRE Corporation is paving the way to practical solutions for critical challenges in the U.S. while helping to foster talent, innovation and security for future generations. Learn more about this organization’s methods and mentorship in the October issue. Other topics in the October issue include profiles on the Port of Los Angeles and Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4K video surveillance tips and technology, security career advice and more.