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Safety Law News for November 13, 2017

In Florida, Miami-Dade schools are implementing a new campus safety program. “Enhancing School Safety Officer Effectiveness through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching,” is an anti-violence program, funded by a $1 million federal grant from the National Institute of Justice. …

Safety Law News for April 25, 2017

In Minnesota, officials in the Savage Public Schools are revising their school safety plan.  The new plan eliminates all officers with a new administrative position called the dean of students.  The superintendent believes “ultimately, the focus of a School Resource…

Safety Law News for February 9, 2017

In Rhode Island, the House of Representatives has approved legislation on safety assessments for public school buildings. The proposed policy, HB 5016 sets firm time guidelines for school departments to complete their assessments in conjunction with local police, fire, and…

Safety Law News for December 5, 2016

• In Kentucky, the Children’s Law Center of Kentucky released a report regarding school based restraint and seclusion. It concludes that restraint and seclusion on students in Kentucky schools is often unnecessary and that the use of such techniques should…

Safety Law News for November 20, 2015

In Rochester, New York, forty-one teachers have been assaulted since September. The year before that it was 13. The teachers are making an appeal before the Rochester City School District board to voice concerns about their safety, as well as…

Safety Law News for October 23, 2015

In Minnesota, teachers from the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District are taking part in a four-week Teachers Academy with local law enforcement authorities. The program is meant to give educators preparedness for school violence. The sessions cover topics from the use…

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.…