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A Prevention Gapidemic: Part One

May 2, 2014
Twenty-eight innocent students and staff members were killed in 44 U.S.A. school shootings in the 14 months following the tragedy at Sandy Hook.

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Plausible Deniability, In Loco Parentis and Connecting the Dots

An article by Guy Bliesner and Brian Armes was brought to my attention…and in full disclosure I know both Guy and Brian, and I think they do great work with school security assessments and more. Their article was called: There Is No Such Thing as Plausible Deniability in School Safety http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/there_is_no_such_thing_as_plausible_deniability_in_school_safety1 Their article explained a […]

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Awareity Wins Campus Safety BEST Award

Awareity has accepted the 2014 Campus Safety BEST Award from Campus Safety Magazine, for its Cawood Assessment Grids, winning in the Incident and Records Management Software category. The honor was announced at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits taking place in Atlanta, GA. As tragic stories of violence and suicide continue to mount […]

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Failure by NFL Leadership Creates Game-Changing Opportunity

The news and sports headlines for the last several weeks have focused a lot of attention on NFL running back Ray Rice and his involvement in a domestic violence incident, as well as Adrian Peterson and his involvement in child abuse. The headlines were followed by an explosion of public outrage targeted at NFL leadership […]

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Gap Prevention Analysis (GPA)

Assess Your Student Safety Efforts! Troubling gaps in school and campus policy and culture can lead to negative school security headlines, lawsuits and tragedies! The first step in helping your school leaders address these challenges is to participate in Awareity’s free Gap Prevention Analysis (GPA). As a leading provider of student safety services, Awareity has […]

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Next Generation Survival Guide

Next Generation Challenges are Not Going Away… Click here to download Awareity’s Next Generation Survival Guide for Superintendents, School Board Members and Educators to learn how you can take action today! Every day more children’s lives are ruined and lost. Sweeping and pervasive media coverage of bullying, cyber bullying, suicides, sexual violence, human trafficking, gangs, […]

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Visitor Management: Do You Have a Policy? Does Anyone Know It?

The school shooter in DeKalb County, GA allegedly gained entry to the heavily secured school by “piggy-backing”, following someone with controlled access through the door. Does your school have a policy to prevent this potential risk? Do you tell your employees not to hold the door open for others? How are visitors managed on a […]

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Southwestern Wisconsin School District Focuses on Student Safety and Prevention with TIPS

How safe do students really feel at school? Southwestern Wisconsin School District (SWSD) asked their students that very question last May and are now taking action to proactively ensure a safe environment for all students and staff. SWSD recently selected Awareity’s TIPS platform as part of a school-wide prevention effort. At the end of last […]

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Nodaway Valley Schools to Incorporate Innovative TIPS Platform into Student Safety Efforts

As the new school year begins and already we see tragic stories of bullying, suicide and violence emerge throughout school systems and communities; Nodaway Valley Community School District in Iowa is focusing on prevention. Nodaway Valley CSD is implementing Awareity’s proven and multi-award-winning TIPS (Threat assessment, Incident management & Prevention Services) prevention platform to help […]

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The Handbook for School Safety and Security Released

Awareity is excited to announce that The Handbook for School Safety and Security, written by Lawrence J. Fennelly and Marianna A. Perry has been released! Awareity’s President, Rick Shaw, authored and contributed Chapter 7: Prevention and Student Safety for K-12, providing an overview of how K-12 schools can better focus on PREVENTION efforts and strategies, […]

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TIPS adds new way to report campus matters, concerns

Beginning Sept. 3, UNL’s website will provide a link to a new reporting service. TIPS, an online reporting system that can be accessed via a new permanent link in the footer of the UNL.edu home page, expands the methods by which any member of the university community can share matters they feel need to be […]

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