And apparently that DID happen...
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:01am

And the student was even suspended pending a psych eval...

But those steps STILL did not prevent the act...

Taking me back to my original question of what steps COULD the school theoretically have taken legally that WOULD have actually prevented the act.

  • I shouldn't think it woudl be too difficult.Poppet, Mon Sep 18 9:55pm
    That seems to be within the scope of what a school could do in a situation where a student was exhibiting "indicator" behavior...although I have precisely zero expertise in this sort of matter.
    • And apparently that DID happen... — Sprout, Tue Sep 19 9:01am
      • Metal detectors at the doors. (nm)Sia☺giah, Wed Sep 20 7:46pm
        • Finally an answer.....Sprout, Thu Sep 21 9:43am
          While it probably isn't feasible from a case by case basis, in that it probably isn't possible to get metal detectors put in RAPIDLY based on a single potential threat like the note from the kid in... more
          • Thoroughly studiedPikes, Fri Sep 22 11:19pm
            School administrators correctly conclude metal detectors won't work. Too many entrances, and too many people entering and leaving during the day. During breaks, and lunch virtually the whole... more