Research Perspectives / Public Policy / Social Science

Insider Truth About Student Discipline Abeyance Agreements | THE SAFETY DOC PODCAST #112 with David P. Perrodin, PhD [Podcast]

[Podcast] “STUDENT will give his best effort in all of his subjects every day.” That subjective condition-statement was extracted from a school district’s boilerplate one-page abeyance agreement. It’s codified by the district’s school board policy. With suspensions racing to extinction, this is in the new embodiment of student discipline and it’s not just a second chance to…

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SAFETY DOC PODCAST #111 | Interview with Max Eden | Education Policy Expert and Coauthor of Why Meadow Died [Podcast]

PODCAST: In this episode of The Safety Doc Podcast, I talk with the co-author of Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students. He discusses student discipline reform, student disability policies, abeyance agreements, and pressures on institutions to ‘look as though they have no problems,’ and more…

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Tragic Truth About Bahamas Hurricane Devastation with Katie Pechon and German Parodi [PODCAST]

[Podcast] As Bahamian officials continue to sort through the widespread destruction left by Hurricane Dorian, confusion and uncertainty has been rampant during much of the initial recovery process. Guests Katie Pechon, German Parodi and Shaylin Sluzalis bring awareness and urgency to the untold stories of the Bahamas and the oft-overlooked impact disasters have on persons…

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The Making of School of Errors – Interviewing Author David Perrodin | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #105 [Podcast]

[Podcast] Enjoy the amazing story of the making of the most honest book written about the school safety industrial complex! Hector Solis, producer of the riveting investigative truth Awareness Podcast,  interviewed author David Perrodin and gifted him a brilliantly-rendered episode titled: The Making of School of Errors. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP105-AUDIO ABOUT…

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[Podcast] SAFETY DOC PODCAST #103 | Who is in Charge of School Safety?

[Podcast] School safety is the default responsibility of individual schools. Surprisingly, there are no federal laws mandating school safety plans of school-based mental health services. Some, and not all, states require school safety plans. Individual school districts safety plans are inconsistent and with site-based management, most schools apply discretion to make safety policies fit the…

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SAFETY DOC PODCAST #100 | Force Majeure is the Ripcord of School Safety | Dr. David Perrodin, PhD [Podcast]

[Podcast] In 2011, I co-founded what would become one of the largest school-based positive behavior summits in the Midwest. As my partners and I crafted legal contracts with the conference center, vendors and presenters, we were introduced to the term “Force Majeure” which is very significant in Wisconsin in February. Ever since, I’ve considered force…

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Paris Must Learn From Citicorp Tower’s Fatal Flaw | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #98 [Podcast]

[Podcast] In 1978, an engineering student discovered a fatal structural flaw in New York City’s just-completed Citicorp Tower. What happened next wasn’t made public for nearly 20 years! DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP98 NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL FIRE LEAD CONTAMINATION Dr. Perrodin juxtaposes the Citicorp Tower dilemma with the modern day unfolding crisis of…

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Curious and Serious Inaccuracies of the Notre Dame Fire with Dr. David Perrodin PhD | SAFETY DOC PODCAST #97 [Podcast]

[Podcast] Dr. Perrodin notes curious inaccuracies of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, the bizarre subsequent investigation, a looming detrimental Paris health hazard and wraps this entire discussion within a the philosophical shell of torus theory. DIRECT LINK to MP3 of this Episode: https://tinyurl.com/SDP97 INACCURACIES ABOUT THE CATHEDRAL FIRE This episode was originally drafted as a platform…

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