Emergency Communications Are Indispensable on Texas Campuses
Many of you likely remember the string of social media threats directed at schools across the South Plains. While schools in Lubbock, TX, felt no credible threat warranted immediate action, neighboring Ralls ISD and Olton and Plainview High Schools issued lockouts as a precautionary measure. In this situation, only parents and guardians can pick up students.
In today’s environment, spreading false threats like this can leave everyone anxious and uncertain. In instances like this, a mass notification system can instill a sense of safety across the community, alerting staff and parents if there is cause for alarm and the appropriate action to take.
Let’s explore what these systems offer and why every school in Texas should have one.