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The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) recently released a and documentation of every instance that a gun has been active on a school campus between 1970 and 2018. The results are incredibly eye-opening and alarming. We’ve seen more school shootings incidents this year alone than any other in US history and we still have 2 months remaining.
By: Scott Knapp
Schools have been in session nearly two months now; routines have been established, and kinks smoothed as the year is fast underway. It’s during this time that the administration is already looking ahead towards next spring’s planning and project lists.
Center Grove Community School Corporation Partners with Tech Electronics of Indiana for a Safer Campus
Greenwood, IN – continues their partnership with technology solutions provider, Tech Electronics of Indiana to improve campus safety. After launching an initiative in 2013 to deliver a safer environment for students, faculty and visitors, Center Grove partnered with Tech Electronics to upgrade their video surveillance system. The next phase of the School Corporation’s initiative is an overhaul of the facility’s and intrusion detection technology.
Today, school administrators are concerned about mobile learning initiatives, network capacity demands and security breaches. New initiatives such as Common Core online assessments and one-to-one learning programs require a robust network. Students are using devices like Chromebooks for everyday class work, and teachers are relying on the network for lesson plans and testing. As the need for a reliable network becomes more vital for the students and staff, the health and safety of the network become more critical. The demand for a more secure network is even more apparent with the recent headlines. Hackers are targeting schools to acquire student and staffs information which is increasing the concern of security breaches for many school administrators. Luckily, there are network solutions available to alleviate the concerns of security breaches while meeting the network capacity and mobile learning demands. Solutions such as the latest product offering from SonicWALL-Next Generation Firewall (NGFW).