school safety

9:27 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Plainwell Superintendent Was Suspended for Breach of Protocol During Weapons Related Incident

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Incident involved a fake gun brought to school
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PLAINWELL, MI - Plainwell Community Schools Superintendent Susan Wakefield was given a one-day suspension earlier this month for failing to comply with established safety protocol related to a weapons incident. Her actions, however, put no students in danger, according to statements made by school board president Amy Blades.
1:06 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Battle Creek School Bus Driver Arrested After Crash

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No injuries reported in accident
A Battle Creek Public Schools bus driver involved in a minor crash this morning in a restaurant parking lot was arrested after police found he was driving on a suspended license and had multiple warrants. No children were on the bus at the time
12:10 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

School safety records unclear and unreliable in Michigan

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Michigan Department of Education has pulled records from website until reporting is improved
  • Source: Bridgemi
  • | Via: The Center for Michigan
Either the kids of Caro High School have a drinking problem, or the adults have a data problem. According to Michigan's official school safety data, the school of about 600 students in Michigan's thumb recorded 4,815 cases of alcohol possession in the 2011-12 school year.
3:11 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Calhoun County schools spend to bolster security

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Bulk of money went to equipment upgrades, some also spent on training and consultants
Calhoun County districts that shared information with the Enquirer spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on school security improvements since the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre on Dec. 15, 2012
9:28 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Portage Public Schools to boost security at entrances to several buidlings

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Secure entrances will allow exterior doors to be locked down during school hours
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Portage Public Schools will spend more than $600,000 to build secure entries at nine buildings. The Portage school board Monday approved a $606,100 contract with Frederick Construction of Vicksburg for stepped up building security measures that come in part because of last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut.