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School safety bills include plans, funding for state’s private schools

April 24th 2019

This post originally appeared in The Criterion on March 29, 2019. John Elcesser was a school superintendent in West Virginia on the day that changed everything. He doesn’t recall locked doors in his school facilities prior to April 20, 1999, and he certainly never dreamed of the need for active shooter drills. But the Columbine High […]

Secured School Safety Grant Opportunity

April 20th 2018

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has opened up the Secured School Safety Grant Program for 2019 grant applications. The Secured School Safety Grant program supports schools by providing matching grants to school corporations, accredited non-public schools, charter schools or a coalition of school corporations and/or charter schools. Secured School Safety Grant funds can be used […]

School safety thoughts from the non-public sector

March 22nd 2018

The Indy Star came out with an opinion piece on Friday, March 16, from State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick. She shared her thoughts about the need for all schools to adopt state-mandated safety regulations after a stream of horrendous school shootings across the country. We appreciate Dr. McCormick championing school safety for all students in all […]