Georgia to launch new ‘crisis alert badge’ for teachers

Georgia News

Teachers across Georgia will soon have new technology aimed at keeping students safe during an emergency situation.
Governor Brian Kemp introduced the idea in Douglas County on Wednesday. Part of the plan includes teachers having a new ”crisis alert badge” that can instantly trigger a schoolwide emergency or lockdown.
An alert would then be sent to law enforcement immediately. The system is active at all 35 schools in the county.
The district plans to activate it in the fall.
If all goes well, the system will be launched in more schools across the state.

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