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Can school shootings be designed-out?

Until Parkland survivor turned activist Emma González has her way, statistically, there will likely be more school shootings in the US. This means schools need to consider how to prevent, or at least mitigate them. While extreme strategies like arming teachers have ...

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Risk assessment has its rewards

Schools should routinely examine and re-examine where they are vulnerable to crime and dangerous incidents. “Identifying crime risks is a science and, to some extent, an art.” That’s the message from Leon Harris from Harris Crime Prevention Services, speaking at ...

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Bomb threat stress test

Scares at schools around the world have all been hoaxes so far, but they still wreak havoc on everyone in the community. It's the kind of chilling phone call that school administrators dread, and one that leaves them with little ...

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Opinion: How to keep your smart school safe

Smart schools are getting smarter, finding new ways to use emerging technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience. This includes technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT), interactive smart boards, wearable devices, eBooks and tablets, collaborative classrooms, smart ...

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Suspicious fire rips through Dubbo primary school

A fire has caused almost $1 million in damage to Buninyong Public School, in Dubbo, NSW, 400 kilometres north-west of Sydney. The fire hit classrooms and special education facilities, as well as the school tuckshop, and is considered suspicious, reports have stated. School principal ...

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