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Innovations in School Safety: Navigating Complex Challenges

Innovations in School Safety: Navigating Complex Challenges

In a recent episode of “Secured,” Federal Agent Shane Giblin and School Safety Director Jason Stoddard delved into the complexities of the school safety and security landscape. With years of experience between them, their insights shed light on the challenges and considerations facing educational institutions today. The Proliferation of Experts Agent Giblin highlighted the…

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Tech-Driven Student Safety: Unpacking the Power of Raptor Reunification

In an era where the safety of students is paramount, technology is offering ingenious solutions for effective school management. Among these is the Raptor reunification program – a tool that revolutionizes how schools manage the vital task of connecting students with their guardians in emergency situations. Often, the administrative process of tracking, verifying, and…

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Navigating Safety in Education: Grove City’s Adoption of Tech-Enabled School Safety

In the challenging landscape of educational administration, embracing technology to enhance safety and security measures is a critical step forward. Grove City Area School District, led by the formidable team of Assistant Superintendent John Weaver and Director of Technology Judy Dennis, stands as a testament to this trend, illustrating the transformative impact of integrating…

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School Safety Today: Developing a Strong School Emergency Communication Plan

No one likes to think about the worst happening at their local schools. Unfortunately, in the United States school shootings alone have become shockingly common, making it all the more important to have a school emergency communication plan. In fact, there have been 948 school shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in December 2012. That’s…

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Returning Safely: Navigating School Safety and Emergencies

Schools will be back and mostly open for in-person learning in a few weeks. As students return, the importance of navigating school safety and dealing with emergencies remains paramount. So, how can schools be prepared? Offering his expert perspective, Frank Kitzerow, Retired Chief of Police and District Security for Palm Beach County School District, spoke…

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How to Achieve Leading School Safety when It Matters More than Ever

   There’s never been a more critical time in school safety. In addition to threats that have become ever-present, such as active shooters and extreme weather, the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened safety expectations among students, teachers, parents and other educators. When schools return to in-person instruction this fall, they’ll need to do so in…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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