Why transparency should be cloudy when it comes to emergency plans.

For years I have discussed the need to keep certain information close to the vest when it comes to emergency plans and especially in regard to the CSSP.  Now that schools and cities are relying more and more on  electronic communication devices, IoT and other high tech systems, the need to protect emergency operations from Read more about Why transparency should be cloudy when it comes to emergency plans.[…]

Alex Chan (@asianchan)

There’s no such thing as a “safe space”. Not even at your school.

Safe spaces have been quite the rage lately on school campuses.  And while they do promote excellent communication and discussion of ideas and concepts, help to reduce violence and hate, the idea that safe spaces can protect individuals inside the space is a far cry from reality.  To take a long trip back to the Read more about There’s no such thing as a “safe space”. Not even at your school.[…]

Updating your Comprehensive Safe School Plan, include mental health if you want

It is almost that time of year again, when we go thru the long arduous task of updating our Comprehensive School Safety Plans (CSSP).  Once again, the California Legislature has encouraged  (not required) schools to include clear guidelines on select services that the school uses on its campuses.  The objective is to create positive associations Read more about Updating your Comprehensive Safe School Plan, include mental health if you want[…]

Senator Lieu wants your CSSP to become stale and outdated

Fashion designers know it.  OSHA knows it.  California’s Department of Agriculture knows it.  And even you know it.  So, why doesn’t Senator Lieu and Senator Steinberg know it?  You have to stay current and updating your plans annually is one way of doing so. At a time of Boston Bombings, more and more terrorist threats Read more about Senator Lieu wants your CSSP to become stale and outdated[…]

The 8 most common CSSP mistakes

It’s that time of year again, when schools in California plan for emergencies and start to update their Comprehensive School Safety Plans. CSSP’s are public documents which means that they must be available for the public to view at any time.  What that really means is that the CSSP needs to be carefully crafted to Read more about The 8 most common CSSP mistakes[…]

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