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Using CARES Act Funding For School Reopening

How schools can use CARES Act funding for fall reopening.

Using CARES Act Funding For School Reopening You may be wondering about all the different aspects of the CARES Act and how it can help you reopen school safely in the fall. In this article, we explain the key elements of the CARES Act and provide ideas on how to make the best use of

How to meet and exceed the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines this fall

How to meet and exceed the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines this fall Schools will return to a very different world this fall and be faced with a completely new set of health challenges. Preparing and responding to these challenges is not only essential for the health of students and staff but the entire community.  To help,

Why K-12 schools need to modernize visitor screening in 2020

School Visitor Management Screening

Why K-12 schools need to modernize visitor screening in 2020 To keep students safe, schools must be able to quickly and accurately screen every visitor. While this sounds simple, it’s easier said than done.  Why? Here are five of the top visitor screening challenges faced by K-12 schools: Registered sex offender (RSO) checks are often

How schools are using digital IDs to streamline and secure visitor management and attendance

How schools are using digital IDs to streamline and secure visitor management and attendance Do you have reliable, real-time visibility into who is on your campus at any given point? Or when each child is scheduled to arrive and depart? And with whom?  If not—you’re not alone.  Most school staff rely on a combination of

Is a Paper Visitor Log Book Putting Your School at Risk? 6 Key Questions to Ask.

School Visitor Log Book

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