Bergen County Ups Game on Security

The Bergen County Safe Schools Task Force (SSTF) recently met at Harrington Park School, Harrington Park, New Jersey, to experience the new REMO classroom security doors. They were very impressed. The security doors have a multi-point locking system and bullet resistant components, as well as an overall durability for a

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School Teachers Shot with Pellet Guns During Shooter Drill

Pellet guns were part of an active shooter training. Teachers were told to kneel against a wall and sprayed with plastic pellets. Then left with welts and bruises. It was an active shooter training conducted by a local sheriff’s office in Indiana, according to a report on the incident in

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Educators Fired and School Institutions Sued…Are You Serious?

The most important role in the school is the superintendent. He is hired to assess education programs. To make decisions regarding school budget. To employ, supervise, and manage both principals and staff. He is the top executive. With all that comes with his position, is it really the superintendent’s responsibility

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The Secret Behind the Parent-Teacher Conference

When a parent asks a child, “How was your school day?” a typical response will be “okay” or “fine.” If a parent pries, a child still may not want to talk. If children are failing to tell their parents about a typical school day, they certainly are not telling their

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Bergen County task force urges sweeping changes to school security

A task force charged with improving security at Bergen County schools recommended sweeping changes Thursday to how local districts identify and protect against possible threats.  The group, led mostly by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, urged schools to voluntarily adopt the proposals, which include creating teams to spot students with

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