Virginia schools tighten security after robbery
- Parent Pickups: Keeping Kids Safe. Scot, Christopher // Principal;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p54
Discusses the improvement of parent pickup system at the A.G. Richardson Elementary School in Culpeper, Virginia. Security risk and chaos which characterized the previous pickup system; Steps taken to make the system safer and more orderly than the previous system.
- Chain of communication seems to be missing a link. HILSENBECK, KIM // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX);1/30/2013, Vol. 110 Issue 44, p3B
The article reports on the issues raised by the putting up of a chain link fence around the Elm Grove Elementary perimeter.
- TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT. // American School & University;Oct2015, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p34
The article reports on the growing number of community resistance in McLean, Virginia of the opening of the NOVA Gun Shop that is adjacent to the Franklin Sherman Elementary School.
- Talk Isn't Cheap, If It Saves Lives. Zalud, Bill // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Dec2013, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p59
The article offers information on the integration of mass notification systems (MNS) and emergency communications systems (ECS). It mentions that there is an increasing array of third-party MNS incorporated into life safety, fire, and security systems. It notes that security intercommunication...
- District bolsters coverage with four part-time officers. Bandle, Scott // South County Journal;1/16/2013, Vol. 48 Issue 3, pA1
The article informs that the Mehlville School District in Mehlville, Missouri has announced to run a pilot program under which it will hire four part-time Saint Louis County police officers to strengthen security at its 10 elementary schools.
- Protecting Elementary Students from Harm: High-profile missing student case highlights need for security plans. Trump, Kenneth S. // District Administration;Jul2010, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p92
The author offers opinions on security management at elementary schools. Means of enhancing safety and security at elementary schools are suggested including enhanced supervision of such periods as pickup and drop off times for students, maintaining information on child custody issues related to...
- Keeping Kids Safe. Zalan, Kira; Walsh, Kenneth T.; Nelson, Steven; Fox, Lauren // U.S. News Digital Weekly;8/23/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 34, p3
This section offers news briefs. In the 45th annual PDK International/Gallup poll 33% of respondents supports the placement of armed security guards in elementary schools. U.S. President Barack Obama and his family have adopted a second Portuguese water dog named Sunny as companion to the first...
- South Dakota OKs armed teachers, but school districts prove slow to sign on. Prall, Derek // American City & County Exclusive Insight;7/10/2013, p2
The article reports that South Dakota became the first U.S. state that allowed its employees to carry weapons to the workplace, following the approval of a law on July 1, 2014. Topics discussed include the hesitancy of other school districts to follow suit, requirement for the school to seek...
- Changing Habits. LUSTIG, SUSAN // American School & University;Mar2013, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p6
The article offers the author's insights on the new pickup procedure at the elementary school of her daughter that has been implemented by the administrators following the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2013. Topics include the opposition by parents on...