Safety Law News for July 12, 2016

  • In California, the state court of appeal refused to get involved in a dispute on restorative justice discipline policies by deferring to a decision by the Commission on Professional Competence to reinstate an administrator for failing to call the police or report to anyone an incident involving the sale of marijuana on campus.  The reinstatement was based on the administrator’s promise that she would not repeat her mistake in the future. [Bellflower Unified School District v. Commission On Professional Competence].
  • In Texas, the Greenville Independent School District is proceeding with plans to form its own police department.  The plan would involve the hiring of a GISD Chief of Police and additional school resource officers.