<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - news >> education]]> http://gazette.com/rss/news/education Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:25:05 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Colorado bills would study school violence, allow lawsuits]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-bills-would-study-school-violence-allow-lawsuits/article/feed/213754?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-bills-would-study-school-violence-allow-lawsuits/article/feed/213754?custom_click=rss DENVER (AP) — Colorado schools could be sued for shootings under legislation introduced Friday by state lawmakers who say they are sending a directive to education officials to do more to keep students safe.

"It's about holding them liable for providing a direct duty to care for those kids in their charge," Republican Senate President Bill Cadman said.

The bill allows shooting victims or their relatives to collect up to $350,000 for violence "when the harm is reasonably foreseeable."

Another bill would create a legislative study committee to examine student violence. Such committees usually recommend legislation to be introduced.

The proposals are a response to the 2013 shooting death of Claire Davis, an Arapaho

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]]> DENVER (AP) — Colorado schools could be sued for shootings under legislation introduced Friday by state lawmakers who say they are sending a directive to education officials to do more to keep students safe.

"It's about holding them liable for providing a direct duty to care for those kids in their charge," Republican Senate President Bill Cadman said.

The bill allows shooting victims or their relatives to collect up to $350,000 for violence "when the harm is reasonably foreseeable."

Another bill would create a legislative study committee to examine student violence. Such committees usually recommend legislation to be introduced.

The proposals are a response to the 2013 shooting death of Claire Davis, an Arapaho]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:01:15 -0600