PESHAWAR: The government has directed all schools to take a series of measures to guarantee security in the wake of the Army Public School (APS) attack. According to insiders, education boards have been asked to provide a list of telephone numbers and addresses of schools to district police officials. Strict instructions have been issued to provide separate information on schools with only 500 or less students enrolled. District education officials have also been asked to collect contact details of teaching staff at various schools across the city and submit them to SSP operations.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 27th, 2014.