Monday, March 28, 2011

Another School Shooting

Here is the link to the Middle School shooting in Indiana last Friday morning: Once again, the student who committed this act of violence had been expelled and should NOT have been on campus. This is now the third school shooting in 2011 that involved a perpetrator that had been expelled or relieved of work duties. Let's learn lessons from these incidents! What are your separation procedures? How are local responders notified and involved? Under what conditions are separated persons permitted to return? Please add your thoughts and suggestions.

Monday, March 7, 2011

School Shooting Game

Look out for a new video game called "School Shooter: North American Tour 2012." More information can be found at: and
Not yet released, this "game" by Checkerboard Studios will enable players to indiscriminately kill students on a school campus.

What effect do these kind of violent games have on kids?
How should school stakeholders respond?

School Security Investigation

After a three-month investigation, police released a rather anticlimactic final report last Friday regarding the hostage/suicide incident that occurred in northern Wisconsin high school last November -

While this may be one of those instances that was not "foreseeable" or even "preventable," I would like to know your suggestions for improving the following two critical areas.
  • Access Control
  • Emergency Preparedness

What are your thoughts?