School Security

Decoded: Current Requirements of the I-Codes for Classroom Door Locks

As I mentioned last month, my Decoded column has a new question-and-answer format. This month's question: "How do the changes made to the 2018 and 2021 I-Codes affect the requirements for locks installed on classroom doors?"

I-Team: “Are North Texas schools going ‘above and beyond’ to secure doors after Uvalde shooting?”

Over the summer, Texas schools were required to complete a list of training, assessments, and inspections, including an Exterior Door Safety Audit. Could similar assessments become standard practice for other states?

By |2022-09-22T11:25:58-04:00September 22nd, 2022|News, School Security|2 Comments

Today Show: “An exclusive look at new security measures to keep schools safe”

Yesterday, the Today Show on NBC ran a story about how school districts are addressing security - including the role of the doors and locks. With mainstream media covering physical security, this important information will reach millions of people.

By |2022-08-14T22:39:57-04:00August 11th, 2022|Locks & Keys, News, School Security|0 Comments

Coming Up! AIA Continuing Ed Webinar

This is a quiet week for training because of the holiday, but there is a very informative webinar coming up next week, presented by Melany Whalin and Connie Alexander of Allegion.  The webinar offers continuing education credit for AIA, and registration is open!

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