Month: December 2016

Safety Law News for December 20, 2016

In Michigan, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling allowing Ann Arbor Public Schools to enact a district-wide gun ban.  The “weapons-free school zone” policy is in conflict with state open carry gun laws. [Michigan Gun…

School Safety News for December 16, 2016

In Michigan, the legislature placed on the desk of the Governor legislation that would require school officials to consider certain factors before expelling or suspending a student under softer “zero-tolerance” laws and to limit the use of restraint and seclusion…

Safety Law News for December 12, 2016

In Pennsylvania, the federal district court has ruled that school officials can be liable for violating student rights under Title IX when student-on-student harassment is ignored. The court ruled that educators have a duty to intervene when they possess “actual…