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A New Education Department, 100 Days, 130,000+ Schools, Is Reopening Possible?

Thinking about the last 12 months has left me…well…THINKING! What a year for our schools. As a supplier to the education community, I never could have imagined such a year. And I am sure most of you are in the same boat. And now President Biden has introduced his initiatives for the next 100 days… Continue reading A New Education Department, 100 Days, 130,000+ Schools, Is Reopening Possible?

Back To School Safety In The Wake Of a Pandemic

Back to school safety is a complicated topic. Especially considering recent global news: Australia was on fire, COVID-19 became a pandemic, protests erupted across the US, and more. These things are proof that safety continues to become even more complicated everyday. But, at the end of the day, children are our future and we need to… Continue reading Back To School Safety In The Wake Of a Pandemic

Top 12 Qualities for a K-12 School Resource Officer

School Resource Officers (SROs) are law enforcement officers from local police departments assigned to schools to connect students with school resources. They handle all the school’s security needs while facilitating student access to all school’s resources. Background and Qualifications Needed for SROs Resource Officers are liaisons, connecting the school with external security and safety organizations. Three or… Continue reading Top 12 Qualities for a K-12 School Resource Officer

Preventing Coronavirus / Contagious Diseases in Schools

Kid.io strives to put school safety first, no matter what. This includes protecting students, staff, and teachers from anything that could be problematic. Right now, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind and is creating excessive amounts of anxiety and questions especially around preventing contagious diseases like coronavirus in schools. Today, Kid.io is determined to answer as… Continue reading Preventing Coronavirus / Contagious Diseases in Schools

Emergency Preparedness Tips For Schools

Emergency Preparedness for Schools Matter Administrators have both a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure that their schools have emergency protocols in place. All personnel should be trained and familiar with these strategies in the case of a natural disaster or security threat. In the case of an emergency, every second matters; a prepared team…… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness Tips For Schools

Simplifying School Safety With Software

Living in a busy society, parents don’t have the time to spend worrying about their children’s safety during school hours. But they often do. From the time a student arrives at school until the dismissal bell rings, parents leave the safety of their children in the hands of school personnel and district policies. To help… Continue reading Simplifying School Safety With Software

School Emergency Reunification Plan- Recommendations

Need for School Emergency Reunification Plan An Emergency school reunification plan for students is not a ‘nice to have’ but is a necessity in the aftermath of an emergency incident at any school. We cannot overemphasize the importance of having an emergency plan which can be put in place when an unfortunate incident happens at your school. Listed below… Continue reading School Emergency Reunification Plan- Recommendations

Philadelphia startup will put AI software to work protecting schools as part of new partnership

Video surveillance systems are often a primary line of defense in securing just about any large facility from elementary schools to international airports. With $1.5 million in seed funding behind it, and a future Series A round ahead, Kognition’s goal is to make them smarter, and as a result, safer. The Philadelphia-based company announced last week… Continue reading Philadelphia startup will put AI software to work protecting schools as part of new partnership

Tips to Practice Student Safety Every Day

Practice Student Safety Every Day. Student safety requires effective thought leadership to make a difference in the approach to manage the day-day challenges. 2015-16 safety statistics show 865,000 violent incidents. Most schools have security cameras, visitor management tools, and regular safety drills yet safety is compromised! Practicing simple safety tips every day should help students,… Continue reading Tips to Practice Student Safety Every Day

Keeping Safe – Preparing and Practicing for Emergencies

When an unexpected emergency or dangerous situation arises, strange things happen to our minds and bodies as adrenaline kicks in. Our hearing, vision, and equilibrium changes. People’s minds go blank. Some individuals freeze up while others run away, even into danger, as they attempt to flee. If placed in a dangerous or confusing situation, our… Continue reading Keeping Safe – Preparing and Practicing for Emergencies

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