Student Safety

Read: Baylor Public Safety Ends Safe Ride Program Due to Misuse

Baylor Public Safety Ends Safe Ride Program Due to Misuse

Some students were using the program to get home every night or to go off-campus to meet friends, which was overwhelming the public safety department.

Read: California Mandates Later Start Times at Middle Schools and High Schools

California Mandates Later Start Times at Middle Schools and High Schools

California is the first state in the nation to mandate that schools start later so students can get more sleep.

Read: New California Law Requires Training for All School Security Staff

New California Law Requires Training for All School Security Staff

Prior to the bill’s passing, part-time security staff, who make up more than 50% of officers, were not required to undergo specific training.

Read: Parkland and Santa Fe Schools Reveal Shootings’ Effects on Students

Parkland and Santa Fe Schools Reveal Shootings’ Effects on Students

After the active shooter attacks, both experienced increases in mental health and discipline issues, as well as drops in academic performance.

Read: Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

Virginia Tech Panel Review: State Adopted 74 of 91 Safety Proposals

The Virginia Tech Panel was created by then-Governor Tim Kaine to perform a review of the school and law enforcement response.

Read: Notre Dame Installs Metal Detectors for All Ticketed Events

Notre Dame Installs Metal Detectors for All Ticketed Events

Last September, the Indiana school also implemented a clear bag policy for its ticketed events, including athletics and concerts.

Read: Number of Sex Crimes in Michigan State, Ohio State ASRs ‘Unprecedented’

Number of Sex Crimes in Michigan State, Ohio State ASRs ‘Unprecedented’

In 2018, there were 992 reported incidents of fondling and 30 reported incidents of rape attributed to former Ohio State physician Richard Strauss.

Read: Ohio University Suspends All 15 Fraternities Amid Hazing Allegations

Ohio University Suspends All 15 Fraternities Amid Hazing Allegations

Hazing allegations were made against seven of the school’s fraternities in the first three days of October.

Read: Creating Emergency Plans for Students with Disabilities

Creating Emergency Plans for Students with Disabilities

School crisis planning is challenging, but particularly so for individuals with disabilities. Here’s how you can start making improvements.

Read: Teen Takes Own Life After Classmates Share Intimate Messages Online

Teen Takes Own Life After Classmates Share Intimate Messages Online

Students and parents are calling on the Coffee County School District to increase bullying awareness and suicide prevention.

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