Lockdown Procedures for Schools

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One type of emergency that schools may face is a threat posed by an intruder or emergency situation outside the school that prevents the evacuation of students from the building. In these situations, schools should be prepared to take steps to isolate students, teachers and staff from danger by instituting a school lockdown. A school lockdown can serve several functions …

WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SCHOOL LOCKDOWNS

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When we send our children to school, we consider these institutions as a haven of safety for them. Recent increase of crimes happening in schools have become alarming. Depending on the degree of threat against the whole institution, some schools initiate Hold & Secure or Lockdown procedures. The Toronto District School Board explains the difference between the two. Hold & …