This rather bizarre case illustrates the difficult situations that sometimes arise after school employees are disciplined. In one Florida case, a school superintendent was shot and killed by a school employee after he was terminated. The former employee used a ruse to enter the superintendent’s office before shooting and killing him. In a more recent case, an administrator at a private school in Florida was shot and killed by a former employee of the school.
These and other tragic cases illustrate the types of school safety issues that can arise from terminations, suspensions and other disciplinary actions that must sometimes be required in school organizations. Safer schools require the types of workplace violence prevention measures that have often proven to be appropriate in other sectors.