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Safety Law News for October 6, 2017


In Delaware, HB 176 was signed into law. The new policy eliminates zero tolerance for students who bring weapons to school and gives school boards more discretion when it comes to deciding whether to suspend a student for possession of a "deadly weapon." The new policy will only be applied to weapons other than guns.

In North Carolina, Wake County school officials are changing the policy on intervention in school disruptions. The proposed policy will encourage faculty and staff to use de-escalation techniques and other non-physical means to break up confrontations between students. 

In Pennsylvania, the Gateway School Board has accepted a donation of 18 Tasers from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office to be used by its own school police force of 12 officers.

In Arkansas, educators and legislators are seeking a more reliable funding stream for a Rave Panic Button mobile application. A new law (HB 1653) requires public schools to implement Panic Button systems, but only if funding is available.


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