Districts invest in panic buttons to contact police in emergencies

Schools nationwide are investing in panic-button technology to safeguard students and staff from acts of violence. Hundreds of schools in a dozen states have moved to install the devices, which can cost between $300 and $800 per button. "It's basically a common-sense approach. Businesses have these buttons all over the place," said county council member Mario Civera, of Delaware County, Pa., where 237 schools are being equipped with panic buttons.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Consultant - Los Angeles, CA (Full-time)
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA
Senior Turnaround Consultant (Job ID: 8274)
American Institutes of Research
Chicago, IL
Principal
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Sembach
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC