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Caution Needed on Fever Screening Technologies

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | May 6, 2020

As educators across the world adapt their curricula to enable learning opportunities for students quarantined at home, those responsible for safety and security are planning for the eventual return of students to their schools. That planning now includes the challenge of protecting students, faculty and staff against the spread of infectious diseases – in particular,…

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Exploring School Security 20 Years After Columbine

By Kara Klein | September 20, 2019

School is back in session, and in the 20 years after the tragic shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, there have been many other incidents in schools across the country and schools are still challenged to effectively protect students, faculty, staff and visitors. Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) Chairman Guy Grace, who…

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5 Reasons Schools Should Avoid Classroom Barricade Devices

By Mark Williams | 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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