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IRRESPONSIBLE PARENTS? 7 Questions For Every Parent With A High School Or College Student Traveling Overseas

Travel Safety SERAPH.net

Travel Safety SERAPH.net

 

by Dale Yeager SERAPH

The terrorist attacks in Paris France have brought the issue of travel safety and students to the national spotlight. Families of murdered or injured students thought that France and Western Europe were safe. They were wrong.

It never ceases to amaze me how many parents trust the most valuable humans in their lives to teachers, principals and college administrators.

I routinely hear these statements when I speak about travel safety;

“Oh Dale, the high school French teacher has a lot of experience traveling.” or “The College / University has a lot of experience with semesters abroad.”

VIRGINIA TECH FINED BY U.S. DEPT OF EDUCATION FOR RESPONSE TO SHOOTINGS

Virginia Tech will have to pay the maximum $55,000 fine for violating federal law by waiting too long to notify students during the 2007 shooting rampage but will not lose any federal student aid, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday.

Department officials wrote in a letter to the school that the sanction should have been greater for the school’s slow response to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The $55,000 fine was the most the department could levy for Tech’s two violations of the federal Clery Act, which requires timely reporting of crimes on campus.

The TASA Group Presents: Five High Liability Issues and Universities and Colleges

Five High Liability Issues and Universities and Colleges

On Wednesday, September 15, 2010, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with school safety expert Dale Yeager, presented a one-hour, interactive webinar for legal professionals and college administrators. During this program, our presenter covered the 5 key issues that relate to security and safety:

*The Issue of Poor Management
*The Dirty Secrets and Lessons that Should Have Been Learned from Virginia Tech
*Federal Law and Cover-ups
*Why Higher Education is Failing Students and Staff
*The Legal Spider Web in Higher Education

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