school safety

Photo of the lights on a school bus. (credit: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

MedStar & TxDOT Offer Back-To-School Safety Tips

As students across the state kick off a new school year, the TxDOT is offering back-to-school driving tips that they say will keep children safe and help drivers avoid tickets and fines.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2015

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Students & Professors Sound Off On “Campus Carry” Gun Bill

The Texas Senate is on its way to approving a bill allowing guns on college campuses. The vote came despite opposition from a number of universities. But how do students feel?

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2015

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
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Active Shooter Training For School District Police

It’s after school, but Dallas Independent School Distirct’s police force is still at work, learning how to confront an armed individual. In a training exercise, each officer takes their turn facing a suspect alone.

CBS 11–12/10/2013

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North Texas Superintendent Catches School Bus

School starts on Monday and to make sure things go as smooth as possible, members of the Dallas Independent School District took time to test their school bus routes, before student’s head back to classes.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2013

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Enhanced School Security Awaits Returning DISD Students

The new school year is just days away. This year, when thousands of Dallas Independent School District students return to the classroom they’ll be surrounded by better security.

CBSDFW.COM–08/13/2013

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New Plano ISD Security Plan Includes Mobile Panic Buttons

Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on a new plan to keep students safe in schools. While the human security presence will be increased the district is also taking a digital approach.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2013

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Safer Schools With The Push Of A Button?

Carroll ISD in Southlake will test a high-tech device that uses GPS and Wi-Fi signals to constantly track employee locations, in an effort to make school campuses safer.

CBS 11–07/10/2013