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Plan, Train, Practice, Repeat

We cannot emphasize this enough when it comes to the familiarization and operation of your One Call Now System. If the recent events in Hawaii (missile warning) and the East Coast (tsunami warning) have taught us one thing it is that training and practice is necessary. One Call Now was not a part of either […]

Alabama DOE Tasked with Taking on School Emergency Notifications

Alabama recently made the news with the signing of House Bill 89 by Governor Kay Ivey. The legislation’s gist? Mandating that the Alabama Department of Education (DOE) take on a bigger role in how and when information is conveyed to stakeholders. Specifically, the DOE will be responsible for developing an electronic notification system aimed at […]

Will Your School Be Used as a Polling Place?

There are roughly 98,000 public schools in the U.S. as of last count, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Given their omnipresence in cities and towns throughout the country, it’s hardly a surprise that many of them serve as polling places for both local and national elections. However, while this practice may make […]