Tag: guns

Safety Law News for October 4, 2017

In Florida, local educators and Apopka Police Department are presenting a new elementary school program to help students make positive decisions. It’s called MAGIC – an acronym for Mentoring, Advising, Guiding and Instructing Children. In South Carolina, Charleston County School…

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…

Safety Law News for August 30, 2016

In California, SB 1072 has been approved by the legislature and placed on the desk of the Governor.  The state law would require school buses to be outfitted with an alarm system to ensure students are not forgotten on the…

Safety Law News for March 23, 2016

In Utah, police in Salt Lake City settle a lawsuit over “gang-profiling” on public school campuses. In Tennessee, the House of Representatives approved and moved along legislation allowing teachers and staff to carry guns at school for self-defense. In North…

Safety Law News for July 9, 2015

In Oklahoma, Governor Fallin signed State Senate Bill 262, which requires school districts in the state to provide training on workplace safety and health to students in grades 7 through 12. In Illinois, the Springfield School District approved spending $489,200…

Safety Law News for February 20, 2015

In North Carolina, an annual study consistently finds that wealthier counties are able to spend more on the needs of schools because of the manner in which the state distributes funding.  The study concludes that students living in poorer counties…

Safety Law News for 11/4/14

The San Leandro Police Department was awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, which will be used to hire two school resource officers for the San Leandro School District’s high schools and middle schools. Spokane, Washington school…

Safety Law News for 5/20/14

In Berkeley County, South Carolina a rampage by a middle school student with a semi-automatic weapon was prevented by the actions of a school resource officer. Canadian officials in Edmonton, Calgary Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools are banning the…

Safety Law News for 5/12/14

Indiana has enacted a law that allows firearms in locked vehicles on school grounds.   Beginning July 1, having a gun in a school parking lot will no longer be a felony.  See Senate Enrolled Act 229.  The N.C. General Assembly…

Safety Law News for 2/7/14

Scotland County, North Carolina officials have agreed to provide school resource officers at every elementary school in the district. Municipal officials in Jackson, New Jersey have taken a step toward reinstating the school resource officer program after unanimously approving a…