Making Schools Safer: A Relationship Opportunity and a People Solution

Posted by William Grace Frost on February 23, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Creating safer schools is a relationship opportunity that first and foremost, needs a people solution. Adding more surveillance cameras, metal detectors and security guards will help keep the guns and bad guys out, and make schools more “secure”, but the majority of “safety” problems happen within the schools themselves. No amount of beefing up security can stop kids’ prejudices, emotional acting out and peer-to-peer mistreatments from getting through the front doors.