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Safety and Security


Sustainable Security Design

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Sustainable Security Design

Integrating access control into a K-12 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) program.

Safety & Security

The Window of Life

An approach that is easy to understand and apply.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

You Can't Ignore It

We must find ways to keep kids safe.

Schools working with the community and local law enforcement

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

A Proactive Approach

Working with the community and local law enforcement.



Reflecting on Sandy Hook

Safety & Security

Reflecting on Sandy Hook: Among the lessons learned is, be creative.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

What We Should Fear At School

Stories of active shooters in K-12 schools frighten us all. But in the scheme of things, active shooters are a horrible but small problem.

Fire Drill

Fire & Life Safety

Fire Drill!

Lining students up and marching them out of the door is not enough.

Access Control Systems

Safety & Security (Prepare and Beware)

Access Control Systems

Effective access control systems include technology, people, policies and training. Here's how those components fit together.

Safety & Security

The Power of Mental Simulation

Fire & Life Safety

Testing, Testing

Battery-operated devices have different specifications.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

10 Tips for Talking to Children About Natural Disasters and School Shootings