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Why Should There Be More Security in Schools

Without a doubt, the 1999 attack at the Columbine High school dramatically changed the landscape for school safety. Shortly thereafter, schools around the country increased various security measures to address the growing concern. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by school districts to “harden” schools against every parent’s

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School Security Statistics

Safety and Security in Schools Statistics

Schools use a variety of methods to ensure the safety and security of their students, faculty, staff and visitors. These procedures are in place to deter violence and unnecessary situations using integrated modern technology. Such measures include monitoring doors and gates, using metal detectors and installing security cameras. According to

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School bus rfid system

RFID Based School Bus Tracking and Security System

The RFID Based School Bus Tracking and Security System is a reliable solution for parents to track the location of their children on bus rides. This is possible with a GPS module. An RFID card is built into the system and is used to identify the child. As the child

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School Security Cameras and Video Surveillance in Schools

School districts are expected to offer a safe and secure learning environment for students, parents, teachers, and staff. This requires keeping weapons, violence, and unpleasant behavior out of school buildings.  With bullying on the rise and gun violence becoming more common, you can’t assume your school’s current security system is

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Laws for School Safety: Frequently Asked Questions (Part 2)

The laws for school safety are variable throughout the states in America but there are some that are consistent. It is important to regard the rules which apply to your specific school as well as be mindful about the benefits of implementing these into your system. While it is crucial

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