www.governing.com Converge https://www.governing.com en-us <![CDATA[Latest Move in School Safety? A Panic Button.]]> https://www.governing.com/news/School-Safety-Panic-Button.html https://www.governing.com/news/School-Safety-Panic-Button.html Thu, 04 Apr 2013 08:19:40 PDT Not all emergencies give people the time or ability to call 911. One Georgia city has installed panic buttons in all of its schools, and similar plans have been introduced in California and New Jersey.