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5 Reasons Schools Should Avoid Classroom Barricade Devices

By Mark Williams, Vice Chairman, Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | September 9, 2019

Following high-profile attacks on our nation’s schools, it’s instinctive to want to do everything possible that could protect students and teachers from being in the line of fire; however, the need to act urgently, combined with limited information and available funding, can lead to choices that may solve one problem but inadvertently create others. It’s…

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PASS Guidelines Recognized by State, Federal School Safety Commissions

By Mark Williams, Vice Chairman, Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | March 8, 2019

Over the past few months, the PASS Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools have been recognized by policymakers and subject matter experts at the state and federal levels. One of several key recommended uses for the guidelines is to assist in the establishment of recommendations as many communities seek to establish baseline standards or…

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