Safeguarding Schools: A Review of Access Control for K-12

Survey Results

Concerns around school security have steadily increased, and new technologies are being ushered into the market to improve response, prevention and security. Access control is a primary technology used to safeguard against unauthorized access, but what is its current state in K–12 facilities?


We surveyed our customers and found that even though many schools are using electronic access control, many are still relying on manual processes. This is what else we discovered...



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A Review of Access Control for K-12 Inforgraphic
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Even as security technologies continue to advance, K–12 schools across the country are still using manual processes or legacy technologies to safeguard against threats. This may be due to lack of resources or access to information, but schools that are upgrading their access control systems are seeing increased benefit when working in partnership with certified integrators and manufacturers.

Gallagher, an Anixter Technology Alliance Partner, is a leading manufacturer of award-winning access control, intruder alarm and electrical nonlethal perimeter security systems. Educational institutions around the world rely on Gallagher to protect assets, manage resources and ensure student safety.

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For more information, visit anixter.com/schools or contact your local Anixter representative.

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