5 Critical Risks Schools Face Today — And How to Mitigate Them
Schools face a variety of risks old and new. Whether students are 5 or 25 years old, educational institutions are responsible for keeping pupils safe. All schools, therefore, may shoulder liability for any physical abuse or harassment that happens on their campuses.
That has always been true, but today, the threats seem to be intensifying with greater public attention paid to the harmful effects of bullying, increased frequency of active shooter events, and broader recognition of the reality of sexual assault and discrimination on college campuses.
At the same time, traditional exposures like property damage and employment practices liability cannot be ignored.
“There are a lot of things to talk about when it comes to schools’ exposures,” said Robert Groff, Assistant Vice President, Philadelphia Insurance Companies, “We’re seeing an uptick in claim activity in a few areas.”
Here are 5 critical risks educational institutions face today and how administrators can best mitigate them:
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