Tag: FERPA

Safety Law News for December 15, 2017

In New Mexico, Las Cruces officials disagree over how to respond to active shooter situations.  For now, the plan is to lock down the school, evacuate if necessary, and then fight in self-defense. In Wisconsin, school resource officers in the…

Safety Law News for November 27, 2017

In North Carolina, students in middle school and high school across the North Carolina Piedmont region are addicted to powerful drugs.  School resource officers say that they see students getting high in class with their teacher in the room. In…

Safety Law for January 27, 2015

In Colorado, one year after the legalization of marijuana, the number of marijuana-related arrests in Denver public schools has grown by 6 percent. Washington, D.C.-area public school districts utilize more than 30,000 surveillance cameras inside school buildings to monitor school…

Keeping Up with the Transferring Student: The Duty to Share Information

DA Leone: Information Sharing Amongst Schools Vital to Public Safety Via Arlington Patch There is understandable frustration by many over the reluctance of educators to understand the new legal climate in which information may be shared to enhance campus safety.…