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Key Strategies for K-12 Parent-Student Reunification

A critical aspect of K-12 emergency response is the accountable reunification of students with their parents or guardians. A successful, …

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Top 3 Ways Volunteers Can Support Students Return to School and Ongoing Success

As schools reopen, more and more volunteers both in-person and virtual will be needed to support students as they return …

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Seven Tips for Clear Communication During a School or District Emergency

Clear communication is critical for expedited, successful school emergency response. There have unfortunately been numerous incidents where response was jeopardized …

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Expedite Emergency Response with Enhanced 911 Calling

It took 69 seconds before the first law enforcement officer was notified. At that point, Cruz (the assailant) had already …

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Alyssas Law: Top 5 Reasons Districts Partner with Raptor for Compliance

All public and charter schools in Florida are required to demonstrate Alyssas Law compliance by August 1, 2021. Choosing the …

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How One District Simplified School Safety with The I Love U Guys Foundation and Raptor

Nick Lucas is the Director of Safety and Security at Craven County Schools in North Carolina. Having decades of experience …

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A Closer Look: What Schools Need to Know About ESSER COVID-19 Relief Funds

In March 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the …

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How a California School Maintains Peace of Mind with Age-Appropriate Safety Training and Raptor Partnership

We recently hosted a webinar about essential actions school administrators, teachers, and support staff can take to establish security measures, …

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Safe Practices for In-Person Learning: CDC and Department of Education Publish New Operational Strategies

Together, the CDC and The U.S. Department of Education (ED) have launched a comprehensive, all-in-one operational strategy for K-12 schools …

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