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Brick Township PD & School District Use of SERAPH Program Leads to $469,281 Federal Grant

Brick NJ

 

In May the Brick Township Police Department and Brick Township School District partnered with national school safety firm SERAPH to provide training for a School Safety and Special Education assessment. This program led to the Township securing a federal School Violence Prevention Program grant in the amount of $469,281.

The SCHOOL SECURITY MANAGEMENT AUDIT – SCHOOL SAFETY ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM provides school officials with training in the planning and execution of a Federal level [U.S. Department of Education] audit of special education, school security equipment, management systems and polices as they relate to the proper management of a safe school environment.

“The program is unique because it allows a school and local police department to learn how a correct audit is to be performed,” states SERAPH CEO Dale Yeager.

School Safety Failure in New Jersey Schools

NJSBA

 

Over the past 18 years we have worked with hundreds of LEAs in NJ. During that period of time we have observed a failure of New Jersey school administrators and school board members to address the New Jersey Department of Education – NJDOE mandates for School Safety and Security. 

In many cases these schools have been told by their legal counsel that they are compliant and yet when we audit these same schools they are not.

If NJ schools are to be safe they must comply. 

Schools To Benefit From FCC Cellular Service Decision

FCC and Schools

 

FCC IMPROVES RULES FOR WIRELESS SIGNAL BOOSTERS

Action Enhances Consumers’ Ability to Fill Wireless Coverage Gaps Using Affordable
Devices

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2018—The Federal Communications Commission today took
steps to provide increased flexibility in the use of consumer signal boosters and proposed
additional actions to further enhance the usefulness and effectiveness of these boosters.
Consumer signal boosters are devices that extend and improve wireless service without special
engineering or professional installation. The boosters are designed to be used “out of the box”
to improve wireless coverage within a limited area such as a home, boat, office, or recreational
vehicle.

School Safety Reform Assessment Tool Available For U.S. Schools At No Cost

SERAPH School Safety

 

In 2000 The White House and Senate Judiciary Committee asked SERAPH to develop a new paradigm for the reformation of national School Safety standards.

Since that time the ‘New School Safe School’ education management tool has been used by hundreds of American school systems’ to prevent crimes against students and staff.

SERAPH is now offering this assessment tool to schools and LEAs at no cost.

DOWNLOAD HERE

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BREAKING: ‘All the signs were there.’ video Parkland shooter posed threat

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THE SIGNS Santa Fe Texas School Shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis And That School Officials Failed To Prevent The Shooting

Dimitrios Pagourtzis

 

The signs were clear and numerous that Dimitrios Pagourtzis was a potential school shooter.

  1. Students knew about his issues why didn’t the teachers and administrators? He harassed a girl at school for weeks. NOTE: She was the first student he shot. 
  2. He had an ongoing body odor problem. This is abnormal behavior for a teen.
  3. Social inept and quiet. This is abnormal behavior for a teen.
  4. No enforcement of a dress code. Pagourtzis wore a trench coat in Texas hot weather with various hate symbols – neo-Nazi, Antifa, Marxist, Occult – on it.

All School Shootings Preventable: 3 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Their School Board Members

Dimitrios Pagourtzis

 

Santa Fe Texas is another example of poor security management of schools by school administrators. Multiple exit and entry points and lack of threat assessment of students like Dimitrios Pagourtzis.

Pagourtzis not only was obsessed with death and killing he also posted:

Hammer and Sickle=Rebellion, “Rising Sun=Kamikaze Tactics. Iron Cross=Bravery. Baphomet=Evil

The focus of his social media was neo-Nazi, Marxist and Occult images.

WHAT CAN PARENTS DO?

Organize a group of parents and write a letter [this is required by state and federal law] with the questions below then submit them to your public or private school board:

BREAKING: Broward County Public Schools Refuses To Cooperate With Investigation After Stoneman Douglas Nikolas Cruz Shooting

Broward County Public Schools

David Fleshler – South Florida Sun Sentinel

The Broward school district’s repeated, emphatic — and it turns out, false — statements that Nikolas Cruz had not been in a controversial disciplinary program fit a pattern of an institution on the defensive and under siege.

Facing significant legal and political exposure over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the district has tried to keep information from the public and put out untrue and misleading statements, frustrating parents who say this is the time for maximum transparency.

SERAPH Partners With Marple Newtown School District For School Security Auditing – Special Education Assessment Program

Marple Newtown School District and SERAPH

 

The Marple Newtown School District has partnered with national school safety firm SERAPH to provide School Safety auditing and Special Education assessment.

The SCHOOL SECURITY MANAGEMENT AUDIT – SCHOOL SAFETY ASSESSMENT provides school officials with a Federal level [USDOEaudit of school security equipment, management systems and polices as they relate to the proper management of a safe school environment.

“The program is unique because it allows a school district to have a correct school safety audit performed.” States SERAPH CEO Dale Yeager. “Sadly, most schools hire firms that do not understand IDEA, LEA minimum standards or other education laws that must be considered in this process.”

Special Education UPDATE: Autism Report 2018

Autism Update 2018

 

Autism, Shifting U.S. Standards Cloud the Number of Cases

Report shows more diagnoses by traditional criteria but a decline according to a newer standard

By Jo Craven McGinty WSJ

Are there more cases of autism than ever?

The answer may depend on which criteria are used to diagnose the developmental disorder.

The latest report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uses two sets. One shows a growing number of children with autism. The other, when strictly applied, identifies 18% fewer cases.