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School Safety

Welcome to the "School Safety" section of FindLaw's Education Law Center. Most parents and educators would agree that the safety of students while at school is a priority, and school safety measure should be taken to allow students in any school setting to learn and thrive. Whether that includes having a strong discipline policy in place for students who may experience violence, or making sure the premises are free from defects that could potential harm an unwatchful eye, this section provides an overview of school safety laws related to bullying, school violence, and weapons. This section also provides background information on medication administration and state laws on schools' authority to administer medication. Choose from one of the sections below to learn more.