Tag: Privacy

Safety Law News for September 2, 2016

• In Connecticut, the United States District Court ruled that no student rights were violated by a school policy that authorized a suspension after receiving a police report about the off-campus, non-school related arrest of a student for possession of…

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.…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

In Brooklyn, New York, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to put a school safety officer in any school that requests one, even private and religious…

Safety Law News for June 1, 2015

<ul> <li><a href=”http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/313989/nyc-elected-officials-community-leaders-and-students-hold-school-safety-rally.html” target=”_blank”>In Brooklyn, New York</a>, Councilmember David Greenfield and 20 of his council colleagues support a bill that would require the New York Police Department to <a href=”http://www.brooklyneagle.com/articles/2015/5/29/council-demands-nypd-safety-agents-non-public-schools” target=”_blank”>put a school safety officer in any school that requests…

Safety Law News for April 28, 2015

In Colorado, the legislature is pushing back at restorative justice policies by introducing legislation (Senate Bill 213) that imposes a duty of reasonable care on educators, eliminating governmental immunity from lawsuits. Victims of campus injuries can sue for negligence and…

Safety Law News for April 14, 2015

In Elmira, New York, parents are now pushing back after a rash of violence in Elmira’s secondary schools. The backlash is directed at restorative justice policies and dissatisfaction with school system response to an increase in violence. In Illinois the…

Safety Law News for March 19, 2015

A new software program, called Digital Fly, allows educators and SROs to track social media posts around their school.  Within a 10-mile radius school officials can track and filter social media.  The program automatically sends an email or text to…

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 February 10, 2015

In Arizona, a recent study found that more than 80 percent of playgrounds in Tucson’s largest school district have dangerous conditions. This comes after the school district’s settlement offer to pay $175,000 to the family of a student injured at school,…