Whistleblower Protection for Employees9646
As part of Chapter 181 of the laws of 2000, Section 6 of the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation, any school employee who has reasonable cause to suspect that a person has committed an act of violence in or on school property or upon a student, school employee or volunteer either on school grounds or elsewhere, or that a person has brought a gun, knife, bomb, or other dangerous instrument on school grounds will have immunity from civil liberty for reporting those suspicions in good faith to school officials, to the commissioner, or law enforcement officials. Such employee will also be protected from an retaliatory action by the school district or other school employees.
Board Approval Date:
May 18, 2010