Florida Senators Back School Safety MeasuresNearly two years after the mass shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida senators on Monday started moving forward with additional school security proposals.
Florida Man Walks Into School, Sits In Classroom With Pocket Knife To 'Test School Security'The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says a man carrying a pocket knife entered a school on Friday to test school security.
Florida Education Officials Eye School Safety, Mental HealthWith the start of a new school year just around the corner, Florida officials are eyeing policy changes that would expand the number of mental health professionals in schools and ensure that charter schools are meeting safety requirements.
Bipartisan Bill Proposed In Congress Would Take Alyssa’s Law Nationwide, Make Schools SaferFlorida Congressman Ted Deutch has just introduced a bipartisan bill in the US House of Representatives that aims to improve school security across the country and help get law enforcement officers and paramedics to the scene of school shootings quicker.
State To Call Out School Districts If They Don't Comply With Safety MandatesEducation Commissioner Richard Corcoran has agreed to publicly name non-compliant school districts at a news conference if they do not comply with all school-safety mandates by August 1st.
Broward Schools Provides Update On Partnership With SaferWatch AppThe Broward County Public Schools District held a news briefing Tuesday morning to update the public on its partnership with SaferWatch.
Broward Schools Introduces New Security ChiefBroward County's public schools' new safety chief will be officially introduced on Friday.
Miami-Dade School Security Called 'Flawless'Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho exchanged high fives with students as he and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez assessed new security measures at Kenwood K-8 in Kendall.
Career Fair Held To Hire Needed Armed School Officers, GuardiansA career fair was held in Lauderdale Lakes on Thursday afternoon in an ongoing effort to protect South Florida's schools.
Miami-Dade Reaches Agreement With School District To Provide Armed OfficersMiami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed an agreement Friday which provides more than 100 officers for elementary schools and K-8 centers across the county.
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Shares Vision For Upcoming Year Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho shared his vision for the upcoming school year during an opening of schools address Tuesday morning.
Metal Detectors Delayed At Florida School Where 17 DiedSafety features are coming to a school victimized by a deadly shooting in February, just not in time for the new school year.
Miami-Dade Police Department To Recruit Retired Cops To Guard SchoolsIn order to comply with the state's new requirement that every school has a trained, armed guard, Miami-Dade police have put out the 'help wanted' sign.
Miami Beach Will Be First In County To Have City Officers At Public SchoolsMiami Beach is now the first municipality in Miami-Dade County that will have city police officers at all public schools on the island.
Broward School Board May Ask Voters For Security Upgrade FundingThe Broward School Board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to ask voters to pay more for school security and teacher pay.