The Trump Administration launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov, which has resources for K-12 administrators, educators, parents, and law enforcement to address threats related to safety, security and support in schools.
The Senate unanimously passed the "School Bus Safety Act," sponsored by State Senator Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green), which will bring more awareness to school bus safety issues and increase penalties for people who violate laws designed to protect students while going to and from school.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, the Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Department of Education announced the formation of the Iowa Governor’s School Safety Bureau to provide the resources and expertise to assist Iowa’s 327 school districts and law enforcement to keep students, faculty and staff safe.
The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) announced it has received a federal grant to fund development of the first-ever standardized violence prevention protocol (SVPP) for U.S. schools.
New York Assemblymembers Daniel Rosenthal (D- Kew Gardens Hills) and Stacey Pheffer Amato (D- Far Rockaway) have called upon the New York State Legislature to substantially increase security funding for nonpublic schools in the New York State budget.
ON DEMAND: This webinar will discuss components critical to K12 Safety and Security. Focus will be geared in the K12 environment sharing how to respond to a threat and coordinate a calculated response with police. Become aware of how police and fire prepare for a school response and coordinate with school administration before an event. Furthermore, understand the importance in K12 school partnerships with first response agencies and vendors to provide an immediate response to the unknown.
This month, Security magazine highlights John McClurg, Senior VP and CISO at Blackberry, and the evolving role of the CISO. Also, we highlight Tim McCreight, Acting CSO for the city of Calgary, Alberta, and discuss if civilians can truly Stop the Bleed and how to calculate ROI for better security. Industry leaders discuss public references and their impact on security careers, information security frameworks and convergence trends in 2020.