Safety Law News for October 17, 2106

  • In Alaska, the Association of Alaska Schools Boards has released its 2015 School Climate and Connectedness Survey.  The survey measures how students and staff view their school climate, how connected students feel to adults and peers, and student risk behaviors at school or school events.
  • In New York City, a female student showed up to a Queens high school with 15 nickel bags of marijuana and a scale in her backpack — but she was let off with just a summons.
  • In South Dakota, Sioux Falls school officials are implementing new building access policies to make sure students are safe in the early morning before the start of the regular school day.