Tag: Missouri

Safety Law News for 8/12/13

The Cumberland County, Tennessee Board of Education approved its 2013-’14 budget that included funding for the first year of a School Resource Officer program. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed into law a bill permitting schools in Missouri to commission local…

Safety Law News for 7/22/13

The Columbia Board of Education has voted against a measure that would have allowed two school officials to carry guns on campus.  Instead, the Board would prefer resource officers.  A school resource officer will be working at every one of…

Safety Law News for 5/28/13

• School administrators in Henderson County, Kentucky reflects on the success of the Safe Schools Initiative at Henderson County Schools started in the mid-1990s. Since that time, educators have embraced working with law enforcement officials for preventive measures rather than…

Safety Law News for 4/24/13

• Farmington, New Mexico community debates policy on when parents have the right to know details of incidents that place students at risk. • The Board of Supervisors for Plainfield Township, Pennsylvania have implemented a controversial policy calling for all…

Safety Law News for 4/16/13

•  The Mississippi legislature is considering Senate Bill 2659 which would provide funding for School Resource Officers. The House inserted language into the bill to allow local school boards to develop safety policies to arm teachers and other school employees.…

Safety Law News for 12/3/12

California School Resource Officers used the element of surprise to apprehend a High School student who brought a gun to school. Missouri school district implements innovative ways to stop bullying. Florida school district called out after two student deaths:  “be…

Safety Law News for 10/15/12

On school buses, surveillance cameras capture everything from intoxicated drivers to student fights, and the cameras appear to have the support of everyone from union representatives to parents. Oakland Unified School District has voted to accept federal monitoring in at…

Safety Law News for 9/7/12

Missouri educators respond to fight videos posted online by their students. A lawsuit against Birmingham Police Department, for using pepper spray in schools, is now a class action lawsuit. The Ohio teenager who was charged with inducing panic, because of…

Safety Law News for 8/20/12

• Nebraska Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows Nebraska high school students are engaging is less risky behavior. • New York parents of filed a federal lawsuit against a school district, alleging educators did not take adequate steps to protect their…