school safety

6:34 am
Thu March 7, 2013

School Security upgrades planned for South Haven

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Emergency call buttons and secure entry systems are planned, but may not be in place by end of school year.
SOUTH HAVEN - Like those in many school districts, South Haven schools officials plan to beef up school security after December's Sandy Hook school massacre.
9:04 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

State Education Department disputes Kalamazoo interpretation of assault reporting requirements

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Dispute centers on reporting requirements for assaults on school property.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Michigan Department of Education isn't buying Kalamazoo Public Schools' explanation as to why the district isn't reporting physical assaults on the annual school safety report that KPS submits to the state. "They say they're basing it on state law.
2:45 pm
Sun January 20, 2013

School Districts reviewing security after shooting in Connecticut

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Michigan Association of School Boards spokeswoman says staff has been fielding calls from administrators wanting to make schools safer.
"Our school campuses are designed to inspire creativity, personal responsibility, collaboration, pride and achievement. We have multiple safeguards in place, but we cannot totally eliminate the possibility of an act of evil taking place."