In this image taken from video emergency personnel and law enforcement officers respond to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. The Santa Fe school district issued an alert Friday morning saying Santa Fe High School …

Feds School Texas Educators on Campus Hardening

Weeks before children return to classrooms, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) schooled Central Texas campus resource officers, administrators, and mental health counselors on the subjects of campus safety and security.

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Texas School Districts Bolster Security Through End of Year

An outpouring of Southeast Texas school districts announced plans this week to bolster security measures through the end of the academic year in response to Friday’s horrific high school shooting in the nearby Santa Fe Independent School District.

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North Texas Students Get Active Shooter Awareness Training

The Dallas Independent School District held active shooter awareness training for several thousand students on Monday. This event intended to impart ways to better spot potential threats of campus violence and how to respond should it happen.

A secondary school student walks carrying his new transparent backpack in Guadalajara, Mexico on October 25, 2012. The transparent backpacks are part of the program 'Escuela Segura' (Safe School ) to avoid violence in schools and in the coming days the State Government will deliver 10,000 more of these hoping …

Texas School District Institutes Random Searches, Clear Backpacks

Random backpack searches, canine patrols, new security gates, additional police, student ID badges, and the use of clear book bags mark some of the many changes one Texas school district intends to roll out as part of a larger five year campus security plan.