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Empowering Schools With Insight That Helps Protect Their Communities

Empowering School Districts

With the Parkland school shooting trial making headlines and the memory of the recent Uvalde, Texas, shooting in mind, there’s no more pressing a time than now to focus on school district campus-wide safety protocols. At Eastern DataComm, we’re as committed as ever to empowering school districts across the country to take proactive steps in […]

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Technology and the School Safety Ecosystem: Fostering Safer Schools

Emergency Notification System

There are a variety of channels that encompass the ‘safety ecosystem’ in schools. School safety and police officers, training, threat assessment, procedures and protocols for emergencies, compliance, and technology infrastructure essentials like emergency notification systems, video surveillance, and access control systems can all play a vital role in keeping schools and districts safe before, during, […]

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Is Your School District’s Phone System Compliant With New FCC Regulations?

FCC Regulations

In light of two recent federal laws strengthening the effectiveness of emergency calls, many schools are taking a more critical look at their multiline telephone systems. Today, we’re sharing some of the key aspects of these two laws and an opportunity to better understand their impact while implementing changes that help ensure the safety and […]

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How to Keep a School Site Secure

School Site Safe

Providing a safe learning environment through ‘smart’ on-campus security is one of the most important responsibilities for schools across America. Over the past few years, school security has been prioritized with greater investment of time and resources in safety measures. It’s a school’s direct responsibility to implement solutions that consider the various nuances of a […]

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School Safety During an Emergency

School Lockdown

School Safety During an Emergency When an emergency strikes your school, the situation must be handled quickly and effectively to minimize further risk and incidents. Does your school provide a safe school environment during an emergency? It’s vital that each situation has been carefully planned for and that a comprehensive implementation plan is actioned. There’re […]

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What Teachers need to do in an emergency lockdown

What Teachers need to do in an emergency lockdown

Your worst nightmare is here. You’ve heard an alarm, there is an intruder in your school. Do you know what to do in a school emergency lockdown?

An emergency lockdown is used when a threat or incident occurs on the school premises. When a lockdown takes place, teachers must act quickly, and undertake tried and tested procedures and precautions to ensure a safe school environment for students.
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5 Ways to Improve Schools Safety

5 Ways to Improve Schools Safety

School safety is an ongoing and complicated issue for many schools in the US, whether you’re an educator, administrator, student or visitor, a school environment must always be safe, and schools must do everything in their power to prevent intruders and other potential dangers. It’s a school’s responsibility to build a positive and safe climate […]

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