Tag Archives: School Safety

How Fire-Rated Glazing Solutions Improve School Safety

Glass plays an important part in school security and wellbeing, providing unobstructed views necessary for wayfinding during active shooter events or other security threats while also allowing visible light to pass through. Light and views of nature have been proven … Continue reading

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DHI Connextions Locks Down School Safety

School security was a major focus at last week’s DHI Connextions conference and trade show in Baltimore, underlined by a powerful keynote address from the mother of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Michele Gay, the … Continue reading

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Florida Enacts Bill to “Harden” Schools Against Attacks

Last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a sweeping $400 million bill to increase school security, mental health access and gun control in the aftermath of last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students. The … Continue reading

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Schools Focus on Glass after Parkland Shooting

As a result of tragedies such as those that occurred at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., some school administrators and parents look at glass as a possible protector … Continue reading

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Oregon Seis-ing up its Schools

Legislative leaders in Oregon have allocated $300 million in bond funding for seismic upgrades and other safety improvements in K-12 schools throughout the state, as part of the legislature’s $1.2 billion capital construction budget. Whether or not that means improvements … Continue reading

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