Tag: Florida

Safety Law News for 6/6/12

Two Florida youth used a stolen two-way radio to report a high school shooting — causing police to comb the school for the alleged shooter. The teenagers have been arrested for making a false report. An Iowa middle school student…

School Safety Law News for 5/14/12

Texas students claim that a riot broke out on campus — and they posted videos and pictures, taken with their cell phones, online. Educators claim that students created a prank riot and are giving the wrong impression via social media.…

School Safety Law News for 4/27/12

Indiana ACLU filed a lawsuit against the Griffith Public Schools claiming it violated the teenagers’ First Amendment Rights when it expelled the girls for the comments made on Facebook. As educators increasingly grapple with legal-but-dangerous synthetic marijuana use, a Florida school board…

School Safety Law News for 4/20/12

 Educators can suspend students for making a “wish” to blow up the school, according to the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals. The suspended student was a ten-year-old completing a science assignment in crayon. Students want more discipline at a…

School Safety Law News for 4/19/12

 Every fifth grade student gets a Droid Incredible phone. That is the new policy in Katy, Texas, where educators are counting on a simple approach to control student cell phone use: the phones can access the campus WiFi network, but…