The cubes have been designed and tested to withstand the force of tornadoes with wind speeds of 261-318 mph. Quitman officials maximized the protection the cubes could offer by adding Ballistic Level III military-grade steel, which can resist rounds from semi-automatic weapons.
On Sunday, Nov. 11, a small fire broke out in a reading intervention classroom at Sierra House. The fire was caused by electrical overload, contained to the one classroom and quickly extinguished. The school reopened on Nov. 14.
Following a string of false alarms, Columbia has stationed public safety officers in the East Campus residence hall.
Worried about gun violence, 20 Illinois schools install emergency boxes that notify police.
Fire safety tips for students living on campus.
The Department of Homeland Security is offering school districts funding for student trauma training programs.
In sporting events, the score often doesn’t tell the whole story. In the search for active shooter barricades in U.S. K-12 schools, this score tells it all.