Making schools safe and secure
- Make schools safe for `wimps.' Waynar, Mike // Curriculum Review;Feb96, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p4
Discusses bullying in schools. How to to deal with bullies.
- The Need for More Alternative Schools. DeBlois, Robert // Education Week;02/23/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 24, p40
Focuses on the action taken to make schools more secure. Analysis on the television coverage of the Columbine High shooting; Flaws in the system of large schools; Advantage of small schools.
- Beware of treating schools like prisons. Graves, Ben E. // American School & University;Apr94, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p22
Comments on the security measures being implemented in schools in the United States. Account of a school visit; Security system at the Windham Schools in Texas; Impact of vandalism crimes on school budgets; Emerging similarity between schools and prisons.
- Building a safe school. King, James D. // American School & University;Oct94, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p22
Discusses security design concepts for schools and educational institutions. Location of administrative offices and other school facilities; Importance of proper exterior lighting and locks; Design of parking lots.
- The dynamics of security. King, James D. // American School & University;Dec94, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the static and dynamic categories of school security. Static security as the built-in devices afforded by the school facility; Dynamic security as the daily efforts undertaken school personnel; Goals of dynamic security; Need for proper training of security personnel.
- Cause for alarm. King, James D. // American School & University;Feb95, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p26
Deals with the search for the best type of alarm system to protect schools. Basic alarm types which detect intruders; Incompatibility between school environments and electronic alarm systems; Function of motion sensors; Passive infrared sensors; Glass break detectors; Door contact alarm...
- Fit to be tied. Wheeler, Randall R. // American School & University;Feb95, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p36a
Calculates the costs of educational facilities in relation to personal and public safety on campus. 1992 federal law requiring colleges to publicly report statistics on crimes occurring on campus; 1993 statistics from 774 institutions listed in `The Chronicle of Higher Education,' periodical;...
- Conducting a school facility security audit. // American School & University;Jul99, Vol. 71 Issue 11, pss18
Discusses the conduction of a security audit in school facilities. Reason schools are difficult to secure physically; Steps in auditing a school; Major line of defense for a school facility; Importance of implementing a visible identification (ID) badge program. INSET: SafeKids program donates...
- BALANCING SECURITY AND LEARNING. Kennedy, Mike // American School & University;Feb2002, Vol. 74 Issue 6, pSS8
Focuses on balancing the security and learning needs at schools. Plan of the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado for securing schools; Role of municipal police or school resource officers in schools; Impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the school system. INSET: Patrolling...