Safety & Security
Access Control/Visitor Management
Managing who can enter your educational facility, how they get in, and where they can go.
Temple University introduces mobile app to function as student ID
Jan. 29, 2019
Courtesy SSI Guardian
Colorado districts look to spend millions upgrading classroom locks
June 20, 2016
Ann Arbor (Mich.) district bans guns on school property
April 16, 2015
Secure entrances for schools and universities
June 16, 2014
Nebraska school board may broaden scope of criminal background checks
April 10, 2014
Photo courtesy of McDaniel College.
McDaniel College shooting prompts lockdown
March 3, 2014
Recommendation: Keep using schools as polling places
Jan. 22, 2014
Commission says school facilities are the best sites for polling places, but students should have the day off when elections are held.
Safety at School: Safety Reflections
Sept. 19, 2013
Important issues related to school safety go beyond architectural design.
Security Best Practices
Sept. 1, 2013
Tips for security in education institutions, including training and regular security drills.
Safety at School: On the Small Side
July 1, 2013
Smaller schools and districts can provide different security challenges.
Safety at School: Precious Time
May 1, 2013
In a threatening situation, seconds can save a life.
eBook: Green Schools Digest
Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
May 1, 2013
Design and School Security
March 1, 2013
Secure and Strong Schools
Feb. 12, 2013
Secure Objectives for School Security
Oct. 1, 2012
Emerging Technology for School Security
July 1, 2012
An up-and-coming technology enables smartphones to open access-controlled doors, do laundry, buy lunch and much more.
Photo by Jennifer Ray
School Security: Ensuring Access Control
June 1, 2012
Deterring intruders is critical for school safety.
September 2011 Security Product Solutions
Sept. 1, 2011
Case studies/new products from the September 2011 issue.
Strategies for Success: School Security/Life Safety and Access Control (with related video)
July 1, 2011
The focus on keeping unwanted visitors from entering a school.
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