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Alertus grant program provides free mass notification technology

July 7, 2020SSN Staff

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Alertus Technologies, a leader in emergency mass notification solutions, partnered with California IT in Education (CITE) to provide an emergency preparedness grant valuing up to $75,000 to one qualified member annually.  “An effective emergency notification in a school environment is more important today than ever before,” CITE Executive Director, Andrea Bennet, said in the announcement. “This grant will help schools complete their notification system with no implementation...

Alertus Technologies, emergency preparedness, grant program, school safety, school security


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Another step toward safer schools

January 16, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Creating safer schools is a major dilemma facing our nation today, but thankfully it is one that some of the best minds are coming together to solve. The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has taken a major step by creating safety and security guidelines and standards of practice that all schools can turn to and follow, guidelines and standards that come from lessons learned from past tragedies and ones that were averted, and from experiences and expertise from leaders in security and education,...

Guy Grace Jr., PASS, school safety, school security


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SIA applauds pending school safety initiative

January 17, 2014SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—A school safety measure included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 could help grow investment in school safety, according to the Security Industry Association. The act is poised for presidential approval, according to a Jan. 17 statement from SIA. The appropriations package includes $75 million for the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, a new program to be administered by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) at the U.S. Department of Justice. Of the total,...

Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014, Don Erickson, school safety, Security Industry Association


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Stanley launches $500,000 school safety grant program

September 16, 2013SSN Staff

INDIANAPOLIS—Through its Together for Safer Schools competitive grant program, Stanley Security is offering funding to help schools to obtain security products and services, the company announced in a Sept. 12 news release. “Our trusted Stanley Security advisors know that each school or district has its own unique security needs and, through this exciting grant opportunity, our experts can help to find the right mix of comprehensive solutions to meet any challenges a school may face,”...

school safety, Stanley Security, together for safer schools


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