Tag: Wisconsin

Safety Law News for 9/26/14

In Omaha, Nebraska, associate school resource officers are part-time employees who are retired from the police force. They work as sworn officers in public schools, but now they’re seeing their hours slashed because of provisions of the federal Affordable Health…

Safety Law News for 7/28/14

The Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District has approved a memorandum of understanding with city police that identifies procedures for school resource officers to respond to campus incidents.  The agreement increases communication among students, families, school…

Safety Law News for 12/19/13

Asked in a survey by the New York State School Boards Association to identify the single most effective security measure in making schools safer, 47 percent of superintendents said that a security presence in the form of school resource officers,…

Safety Law News for 10/22/13

Officials in Buncombe County, North Carolina high schools have filed 242 incident reports dating back to last school year. Reports of violent crimes — such as simple assaults, fighting and certain disorderly conduct charges — account for 25 percent of…

Safety Law News for 10/18/12

North Carolina students gathered in a hallway for a group “hugging protest,” in response to their principal’s announcement of a no hugging policy on campus. A Wisconsin student was expelled for fighting, but in an unusual turn of events, never…

Safety Law News for 6/4/12

 The Atlantic asks: Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom? A new FCC condition on federal technology funds — combined with a new anti-cyberbullying law in Ohio — mean that educators face new imperatives in teaching students about social media…

School Safety Law News for 5/1/12

California educators once fought cell phones at school. Now they are using cell phones in the classroom, as a way to solicit comments and feedback from every student in attendance.  Bully, the documentary, released in movie theaters last month, features…