Tag: Michigan

Safety Law News for December 6, 2017

In Pennsylvania, the governor announced the award of $5 million in Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grants to nearly 140 schools, police departments, and municipalities across the state.  The $5 million is mostly split between two pots, one directed at equipment and…

Safety Law News for November 10, 2017

In North Dakota school resource officers from Fargo schools talk about what they see happening at school and what they do about it. In Michigan, the Senate approved legislation that will allow people with additional training to carry concealed weapons…

Safety Law News for December 20, 2016

In Michigan, the Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling allowing Ann Arbor Public Schools to enact a district-wide gun ban.  The “weapons-free school zone” policy is in conflict with state open carry gun laws. [Michigan Gun…

School Safety News for December 16, 2016

In Michigan, the legislature placed on the desk of the Governor legislation that would require school officials to consider certain factors before expelling or suspending a student under softer “zero-tolerance” laws and to limit the use of restraint and seclusion…

Safety Law News for January 26, 2016

In South Carolina, proposed legislation would create “School Protection Officers,” who would be teachers, administrators or any other school employees who would be allowed to carry guns or pepper spray at school. [House Bill 4716] In Utah, officials launched the…

Safety Law News for January 22, 2016

In Michigan, officials in the Grand Rapids Public Schools turn down a $1 million grant in implement a school resource officer program. Parents and other community leaders said they weren’t comfortable having police officers inside the schools after national incidents…

Safety Law News For October 16, 2015

In Nevada, data released by the department of education today revealed that new school policies have increased graduation rates and reduced truancy and school discipline. However, bullying incidents were up significantly from the previous year. In Texas, schools in the…

Safety Law News for September 15, 2015

In Texas, students and faculty throughout Lake Dallas ISD held a celebration called “SRO Day” where they honored their school resource officers on their campuses. In North Dakota, the Bismarck City Commissioners approved a budget that includes five M-4 assault…

Safety Law News for August 10, 2015

In Michigan, the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health reports that two issues have quickly climbed higher on the list of major health concerns for children: sexting and internet safety. In Maryland, officials from the State Board…

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…