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Is a paper visitor log book putting your school at risk? 6 key questions to ask.

Is a paper visitor log book putting your school at risk? 6 key questions to ask. Nearly every school has a visitor sign-in/sign-out process. Often, this is a paper-based visitor log book managed by the front office staff or security personnel. But, is this enough to protect your school? Here are six key questions to

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Visitor Management System Purpose-built for K-12 Schools

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Visitor Management System Purpose-built for K-12 Schools Managing visitors is one of the biggest headaches—and risks—for K-12 schools. A visitor management system can eliminate manual visitor logs, keep your school compliant, and most importantly, protect your students. While there are a number of visitor management systems on the

Maximize Campus Safety With Your LPR Camera Investment

Maximize Campus Safety With Your LPR Camera Investment Schools are dedicating millions to hardware upgrades and expensive surveillance system installs, but are they being utilized to their full capacity? Probably not… Great news, you can now get even more from your current LPR camera investment.  With the right technology in place, you can leverage the

After-School Activity Management: 5 Critical Challenges Schools are Facing Today

After-School Activity Management: 5 Critical Challenges Schools are Facing Today The need for after-school care is increasing as more families are becoming dual-income households, and more focus is being placed on the demands (and benefits) of schools providing such programs for its students.  As the number of children in need of after-school care rises, schools

The Next Generation of PK-12 Attendance Management

The Next Generation of PK-12 Attendance Management SchoolPass is excited to announce the arrival of the most requested PK-12 module: Day-level Attendance Management. It’s digital, it’s in the cloud, it’s linked to your Visitor Management station, and fully integrated with your SIS. The new attendance module automates and connects parents, teachers, and the front office

Johns Hopkins Debuts Center for Safe and Healthy Schools

Johns Hopkins Debuts Center for Safe and Healthy Schools With increased urgency following years of devastating school shootings, the attention of educators is now intently focused on ensuring students’ safety and health.  The threats to students today are unprecedented in American history. Gun violence is only the most concerning of many complex issues that include

What does it really take to protect your campus and students?

Implement these critical steps to scan visitors before they get to your front door, and digitize your dismissal operations. PK-12 schools must hold themselves to increasingly high-security standards, including being able to scan and track campus comings and goings of all students, visitors and staff.  In a recent survey, we found that: 83 percent do not have

This is what happens when a school loses a student…3 times

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Video captures how upset a Georgia elementary school parent is after his daughter, a 5-year-old, was left behind instead of being put on her bus — for the third time this year. A Father is very upset after Elementary school loses his daughter 3 times After the video went viral, the student’s father said parents

Safety & Security: Dismissal Security and Efficiency

 Dismissal is the riskiest time of day. A few best practices can help schools more safely direct students in a multitude of directions. Article by our CEO and Founder, Mark Ruiters Published in the January/February 2019 Net Assets magazine and on the Net Assets blog.  Independent K-12 schools must hold themselves to increasingly high security

How to Protect Your School From Bad People

School safety is on everyone’s mind these days with much of the focus on preventing or mitigating campus intruders.   Security leaders, who are trained to address risks, need access to tools that can quickly flag potential risks. Some of the most common but least discussed threats on campus come from individuals that are known to