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May 21 2021

The Importance of Social Emotional Development

Potentially more than any other aspect of early childhood education, researchers agree on the importance of a child's social emotional development. This is because social emotional competence is associated with so many factors related to leading a productive, fulfilling life including:…

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May 19 2021

Supporting Schools in Managing Title IX Tracking

Last year, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new Title IX enforcement initiative, led by the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to fight the rise of sexual assault in K-12 public schools. The Education Department found that reports…

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May 17 2021

Cyber Attacks Increasing on K-12 Schools

A recent report from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center found that a record-breaking 408 cyber security incidents impacted educational institutions in the past year. The online learning environment that many schools are utilizing for COVID-19 related distance learning has allowed…

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May 17 2021

National Electrical Safety Month | 11 Safety Tips for…

May is observed as National Electrical Safety Month by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). This nonprofit organization is dedicated to promoting electrical safety in our homes, institutions, workplaces, and communities. With an increased number of students learning in remote…

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May 17 2021

Austin Peay State University

An employee at a restaurant on the APSU campus received several prank calls throughout the day. Around 4:30pm, the employee received another call where a bomb threat was made. The employee immediately alerted campus police. APSU needed to quickly and…

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May 14 2021

Gannon University: Addressing Disregard for COVID-19 Policies

As Gannon reopened amid the COVID-19 health crisis, they implemented many new health and safety regulations to prevent the spread of illness, including the usage of masks or other face coverings. As students returned to campus, some noticed that their…

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May 12 2021

Communicating About On-Campus Vaccine Availability

Recently, the COVID-19 vaccine became available to all U.S. college-aged students. As a result, many universities have begun to offer vaccinations on campus so that community members can easily schedule appointments. This client set up a vaccination site in a…

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May 6 2021

Tracking the Right Safety Metrics

All organizations set benchmarks to track their progress in reaching their goals. Measuring the performance of your safety program should be no different. So, how can administrators gauge your district’s safety performance? Start by carefully considering your safety objectives. What…

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April 28 2021

Best Practices to Support Mental Health on Campus

May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month for over 70 years by Mental Health America (MHA). MHA uses this month to educate the country on mental health through media outlets, events, health assessments, and much more. Last May,…