A Lockdown Averted: A threat on campus. A staff with the right tools to handle it.

A Lockdown Averted: A threat on campus. A staff with the right tools to handle it. Dr. Seth Powell, Principal at Burleigh Park Middle School, found himself in the middle of his worst-case scenario. A genuine threat was on his school campus in the form of an upset former spouse of one of his employees.

GPS-Based Tracking Apps For School Dismissal – What You Should Know

GPS-Based Tracking In Car

GPS-Based Tracking Apps For School Dismissal – What You Should Know Active GPS tracking causes privacy and security concerns School administrators are turning to digital solutions to manage the arrival and departure of parents/drivers on their campuses during student dropoff and pickup. Some solutions utilize the parent’s/driver’s cell phone location (GPS). GPS “geofencing”, as it

The Easy & Hard K-12 Reopening Strategies to Implement

The Easy & Hard K-12 Reopening Strategies to Implement As we help more and more K-12 schools implement plans for a safe return of in-person instruction, we wanted to share practical strategies to help you protect students, teachers, and staff and slow the spread of COVID-19. Our operational strategies are mostly based on CDC guidelines

Solar-Powered License Plate Camera Kits

Solar-Powered License Plate Camera Kits A better, cost efficient way to enhance student safety and campus security  SchoolPass now offers solar-powered automated license plate recognition (ALPR) camera kits that can be installed anywhere on your campus within hours – with no power or data required! Our solar camera kits eliminate trenching costs and weeks of

How schools are automating COVID-19 screening with ALPR cameras

Automate COVID-19 Screening with ALPR Cameras

How schools are automating COVID-19 screening with ALPR cameras COVID-19 has been a unique challenge for schools, to say the least. But, some schools have found success in safely operating through COVID-19. The Lamplighter School in Dallas, TX is an excellent example of a school that has maintained a safe learning environment. Here’s how they

Safe Schools Week – 4 Ways Schools are Using Technology to Improve Safety

Safe Schools Week

Safe Schools Week – 4 Ways Schools are Using Technology to Improve Safety In honor of the National School Safety Center’s Safe Schools Week, we want to take a moment to thank all of you for your tireless efforts to keep our students safe.  Safe Schools Week is both a celebration of the excellent work

What is the most effective wellness screening method? Lessons from the back to school season.

What is the most effective wellness screening method? Lessons from the back to school season. With many schools beginning to resume in-person instruction, their health and wellness plans are being put to the test. At SchoolPass, we’ve been working closely with schools to adjust to the new unprecedented circumstances. And, we have good news to

The CARES Act, the Supreme Court, and Non-Public Schools

Using CARES Act Funding for Private School Reopening

The CARES Act, the Supreme Court, and Non-Public Schools In this article we examine how the CARES Act impacts non-public schools, as well as explaining the very recent Supreme Court decision that will have a major impact on private schools over time. The third federal COVID-19 relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security

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 student health and wellness challenges. Preparing and responding to these challenges is not only essential for the health of students and staff but the entire