Tag: Florida

Safety Law News for June 11, 2015

In Idaho, the Garden Valley School District has purchased firearms and trained a handful of staff to use them in an emergency. The rural district is at least 45 minutes away from any aid by law enforcement. In Wyoming, the…

Safety Law News for June 5, 2015

In Colorado, the Governor signed into law the Claire Davis Safety Act. The new law makes public schools in Colorado legally liable for student safety. School districts have always been listed as government entities that can’t be sued for negligence.…

Safety Law News for June 5, 2015

In Colorado, the Governor signed into law the Claire Davis Safety Act. The new law makes public schools in Colorado legally liable for student safety. School districts have always been listed as government entities that can’t be sued for negligence.…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…

Safety Law News for May 22, 2015

In 2013-14, 70 percent of schools surveyed by the U.S. Department of Education reported drilling students on a written plan for school shootings. More schools reported training students for active shooter situations and using security cameras, electronic notification systems, and…

Safety Law News for April 6, 2015

In Florida, Miami-Dade school officials hold a press conference to provide details on how campuses are kept safe.  This comes after a 15-year-old student was stabbed at Miami Killian Senior High School by a 17-year-old student. In Texas, the decision…

Safety Law News for March 31, 2015

In Michigan, Detroit cannot keep its schoolchildren: Each day an estimated 25,000 school-age children go to school outside the city. Safety is one of the reasons parents are pulling their children from Detroit schools. In Amherst, New York, school officials have…

Safety Law News for March 5, 2015

In Rowan County, North Carolina, the average rate of crime or violence per 100 students in public schools is the lowest the rate recorded since 2010. School officials are attributing the safe climate to having a school resource officer on…

Safety Law News for January 13, 2015

In Pennsylvania, the Luzerne County Public Schools reported a combined 1,146 offenses in 2010. Last year it was 584, and this year 565. Officials credit the decline to the decision to hire a full complement of School Police Officers —…

Safety Law News for January 5, 2015

In Texas, training is ongoing to implement a new law that authorizes specially selected employees to be undercover, armed “School Marshals” on campus. In Canada, the number of police patrolling Toronto schools has decreased because of the budget difficulties, but…