The $500,000 grant is funded via the STOP School Violence Act. The grant money will go toward programs to teach students, teachers and administrators how to identify and help students exhibiting warning signs of violence toward themselves or others.
In an effort for a more proactive campus security approach, the University of Tennessee is meeting students where they are with a new campus safety app.
Galloway Township Public Schools was hit by a cyber attack last month that included teacher credentials and fraudulent wire transfers.
Vigo County Schools are implementing a Junior Crimestoppers program as well as a new reporting program, P3 Campus.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plan to make schools safer in the aftermath of mass shootings.
The University of Washington police department announced last week the launch of a new campus safety app. The app, SafeZone, allows users to connect with UWPD dispatch and other local emergency resources.
The state has introduced a new safety app that allows students to anonymously report threats.
Campus environments experience many challenges when it comes to securing their facilities. University environments need to find the right balance between having an open environment and a secure environment.
Schools and universities are increasingly the targets of both physical threats and cyberattacks.
The Tyler Drive pairs with the Traversa Ride 360 app and includes features like a GPS that allows each school bus to be tracked and a list of student names and addresses so drivers can better keep tabs on who is riding on their bus.