Safety and Security--PK-12

Title Abstract Publication Date
Houses of Cards. Explores how plastic identification cards are key to building security in athletic facilities. Card and identification system technology are addressed as are their benefits and complications. Final... 11/30/2000
How Safe Are Your Child Care Programs? Discusses steps that child care facilities should take to develop a prevention strategy and emergency operations plan to keep their environments safe. 10/31/2002
How Safety Conscious Should You Be? Describes developments in window and door materials that make them more impact and blast resistant. Impact resistance protects against storms and is more practical than blast resistance, which is of... 12/31/2003
How the School Built Environment Exacerbates Bullying and Peer Harassment This qualitative analysis examined the built environment of an elementary school and its problem with bullying and peer harassment. We concluded that if the tendency for bullying and peer harassment... 03/31/2012
How To Handle Bomb Threats and Suspicious Devices. Discusses ways schools can handle bomb threats and suspicious devices and describes risk reduction steps in preparation for these events. It suggests security risk reduction can be accomplished... 01/31/1999
How To Keep Your Schools Safe and Secure Discusses unforeseen costs(including potential litigation expenses), benefits, and consequences of adopting security measures (such as metal detectors, drug dogs, security cameras, campus police,... 10/31/1996
How to Modernize Your Schools Bells, Overhead Pagings, and Mass Notification in Times of Austerity. Whitepaper on ways to modernize and consolidate overhead paging, emergency communications, and school bell system to save time and money. Includes information on converting current systems into a “... 09/30/2011
How To Modify Your Facilities to Minimize Violence and Vandalism Suggests school business officials, particularly those directly responsible for facilities, should know about school security measures such as metal detection devices at entry points, direct... 03/31/1997
Ideal Solutions for Campus Fire Alarm Networks. Cites the advantages and disadvantages of proprietary versus non-proprietary fire alarm networks and the challenges of keeping an existing campus fire alarm system operational while a new one is... 08/31/2008
Improving School Access Control. Discusses a wide range of access control measures for school buildings and grounds. For school grounds, the topics of surveillance, territoriality and maintenance, landscaping, exterior lighting,... 12/31/2007
Improving Security in Schools. Managing School Facilities Guide 4. This booklet offers guidance on how to improve school security, including advice on the management of security and the roles of local education authorities, school governors, and headteachers. The... 12/31/1995
Improving Student Safety. Presents the latest information on how schools can keep their students safe. Safety oriented actions discussed cover incident reporting and tracking, tactical site surveys, school safety and... 11/30/2001
In Case of Emergency, Show Occupants the Door When the electricity goes out and a building must be evacuated, photoluminescent technology could be the guiding light that leads tenants to safety. 02/28/2005
Increase School Safety with Wireless Communications. Describes how to increase school safety with the use of wireless local area networks and wireless telephones. 08/31/2003
Incremental Seismic Rehabilitation of School Buildings (K-12): Providing Protection to People and Buildings. Asserting that the strategy of incremental seismic rehabilitation makes it possible for schools to get started now on improving earthquake safety, this manual provides school administrators with the... 05/31/2003
Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2011 This report provides the most current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools and school environments and responses to violence and crime at school. It also presents data... 01/31/2012
Indicators of School Crime and Safety. 2009. Examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. The report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general... 11/30/2009
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2005. Examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. Data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population is presented,... 10/31/2005
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007 Examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. The report provides current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools. It presents data on crime... 11/30/2007
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2008. Examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. The report provides current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools. It presents data on crime... 12/31/2008
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2010. Examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. The report provides current statistical information on the nature of crime in schools. It presents data on crime at school... 10/31/2010
Industry Trends in K-12 Schools. Discusses funding trends in public school services and programs in light of the current recession. According to the survey, security staff has been reduced, sustainable building enhancements have... 06/30/2011
Injuries in the School Environment. A Resource Guide. Almost 22 million children are injured in the United States each year, and an estimated 10 to 25% of these injuries occur in and around schools. However, the problem of injuries in the school... 12/31/1996
Integrating School Security Systems. Discusses the benefits of converging surveillance technology with IT infrastructure, with an emphasis on converting existing analog equipment to digital and networking the technology for staff-wide... 11/30/2009
Intelligent Design. Advocates for leadership from security directors in developing security standards for campus building projects and provides an overview of how the process should work. Whom to involve, what is... 07/31/2005

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