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Important safety and self defense tips for women

Important safety and self defense tips for women | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (PIX11) - It's important for women to always be on alert. If a stranger grabbed you on the street, would you know how to fight back and get away?


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Keep it Safe When You Head Back to School

Keep it Safe When You Head Back to School | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
It's back to school time! Here are some safety highlights for parents & kids to help with a smooth return to school! http://t.co/EkgMYoACgg
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Train Unemployed Vets as School Security Officers, S.C. Lawmaker Proposes

Train Unemployed Vets as School Security Officers, S.C. Lawmaker Proposes | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
An S.C. House member has proposed a bill that he says is aimed at training unemployed veterans as school security officers.
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This is a viable alternative for school safety

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10 Tips For Keeping Your Kids Safe In School

10 Tips For Keeping Your Kids Safe In School | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
There’s no question that sending the kids off to school for the first time each year is an experience full of mixed emotions.
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Men need self-defense, too | News-Gazette.com

Men need self-defense, too | News-Gazette.com | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
URBANA — Building upon the popularity of its self-defense classes for women, the University of Illinois Police Department has begun offering similar classes for men.
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Prioritizing Campus Safety

Prioritizing Campus Safety | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
There is a crisis at colleges and universities across the nation­. In just the first six weeks of 2013, a Huffington Post survey found 75 instances of sexual assaults reported on college campuses. This is outrageous, but we shouldn’t be surprised.

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With a bunch of new high school graduates on the horizon, those that are college bound need to be aware and prepared to defend themselves.

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Bullyproof Your Child for Life - Oprah.com

Bullyproof Your Child for Life - Oprah.com | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
Rener Gracie believes that bullyproofing starts at home. Rener co-created Gracie BullyProof, a youth confidence and character development program. Here's what you can do to ensure that your child never becomes a victim of this pervasive problem.
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Teens learn self defense - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Teens learn self defense - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
Local teens use their summer break to learn self defense.
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'Texas School Safety Training Act' sent to Texas governor - North Texas e-News

'Texas School Safety Training Act' sent to Texas governor - North Texas e-News | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
'Texas School Safety Training Act' sent to Texas governor North Texas e-News Austin – Today the Texas House finally passed SB 1857, the Texas School Safety Training Act, which empowers qualified Concealed Handgun License (CHL) instructors to earn a...
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Pence set to sign school safety bill; officers to be more than protection - The Statehouse File

Pence set to sign school safety bill; officers to be more than protection - The Statehouse File | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
Pence set to sign school safety bill; officers to be more than protection - The Statehouse File: Pence set to ... http://t.co/MZMmyjnH0N
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As a school resource officer, I have more than a gun.. I have a heart to protect and help our kids.

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'Active shooters' shoot blanks in unannounced school drill

'Active shooters' shoot blanks in unannounced school drill | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
By Richard Cockle
The Oregonian

HALFWAY ('Active shooters' shoot blanks in unannounced school drill - By Richard Cockle The Oregonian HALFWAY Two masked m...
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Most Schools Are Ill-Prepared for an Active Shooter Scenario

Most Schools Are Ill-Prepared for an Active Shooter Scenario | Safe School Campuses | Scoop.it
It will take an all-hazards tactic, additional campus safety personnel and a new approach to building design for schools to become more hardened against the threat.

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We have gotten very good at fire drills and tornado drills. We need to figure out the best policies for active shooter scenarios. Just going on lock down when there is a madman intent on killing is not the ideal response.

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