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Breaking News: UPDATE: School Stabbing, 22 injured

UPDATE: (4.10.14) – 22 wounded in Stabbing Spree:   Alex Hribal (16 year old) is being charged as an adult with four counts of attempted murder, 21 counts of aggravated assault and one count of possessing a weapon in the stabbing rampage at a Western Pennsylvania high school. It is reported that the student has […]

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Are You Raising Your Grandkids? – Vol. 7

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 7 Are You Raising Your? YOU’RE NOT ALONE! With all the headlines about the U.S. Supreme Court hearing the case about grandparents’ visitation rights, we noticed that few people are talking about the number of grandparents who are raising their children. This is not a new phenomenon. However, the statistics are showing […]

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Traffic Control in a Crisis, pg4 – Vol. 2

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 2 WHO GOES WHERE? TRAFFIC CONTROL IN A CRISIS Volume 2 – Page 4 Continued… Fashion will ease the burden of control. It is important to have a plan in place that will direct teachers, students and parents to a common location. Pre-printed signs should be set up immediately to direct parents to a […]

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Traffic Control in a Crisis, pg3 – Vol. 2

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 2 WHO GOES WHERE? TRAFFIC CONTROL IN A CRISIS Volume 2 – Page 3 Continued… Frequently address the media and parents. These two groups should be kept separated as discussed below. VEHICLE/ PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC: Again, prior planning prevents chaos. Know where different groups should go and have materials on hand to direct […]

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Traffic Control in a Crisis, pg2 – Vol. 2

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 2 WHO GOES WHERE? TRAFFIC CONTROL IN A CRISIS Volume 2 – Page 2 Continued… The checklist will aid the caller in remaining calm and giving full information to the emergency responders. One school has established procedures with 911 to use their street address rather than their name. This has greatly reduced scanner listeners […]

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Traffic Control in a Crisis, pg1 – Vol. 2

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 2 WHO GOES WHERE? TRAFFIC CONTROL IN A CRISIS “911 What is your emergency? “This is Southside Elementary and we have a situation here!” This brief interchange launches a crisis almost everyday at some school in the United States. The scenario usually follows the same path. News media listen on their scanners […]

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School Safety. What are schools doing? – Vol. 5

SAFER SCHOOLS NEWS-VOL. 5 SCHOOL SAFETY “What are Schools doing?” Many schools have started hotlines where students can call in anonymously if they have a problem or to report if they think another student might commit a violent act.  Some are even offering rewards for tips. Schools are calling in specialists and consultants to assess their campuses and develop crisis […]