The Secure School Alliance conducted a comprehensive public domain scan of state legislation related to all aspects of school safety and security, including: facility security and assessment requirements, creation and identification of roles and responsibilities for state school safety centers and school safety teams/committees, requirements for school administrators and faculty, allocation of funds for improving school safety and security, and all-hazards emergency planning and preparedness. This work was completed with the support of the Police Foundation and Dr. Erroll Southers.

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(Campus Safety) Nothing spurs a society to take action like the loss of life, particularly children’s lives.

(By Michele Gay via Campus Safety) On a perfectly normal December morning in Sandy Hook, Conn., back in 2012, I lost my seven-year-old daughter.

(CEPro) Soloway highlights cloud-based Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) software which saves schools and other end users “considerable investment in infrastructure and IT expenditures.”

(St. Cloud Times) A design of a Minnesota local high school reflects trends in the application of crime prevention through environmental design.

(By Robert Boyd) Although the 2017 Infrastructure report card mentioned the secondary use of public school facilities, it failed to address the primary use of school facilities.

What do Americans think about the state of investment in the nation’s public building stock? A majority believe it needs an upgrade.

(AP) The Michigan Legislature has voted to let schools use special local taxes to upgrades their security and technology.

(Herald-Tribune) The reality is our schools may be more at risk today than ever before. Thankfully, our own state and local leaders are pioneering the school security landscape. (Read more . . .)