Following a growing trend across the state, Monroe Township Board of Education members last week approved a policy to allow its in-house security team to carry firearms while on duty. Having armed guards in the district’s schools was widely supported among officials and residents. But in recent weeks that support quickly started to erode after
Houston’s KHOU wades through what they’ve been able to verify about the Santa Fe High School shooting and what’s just rumor. As the school year ends and students prepare for graduation and prom, another high school shooting Friday reignited national debate over school safety when a gunman fatally shot 10 people at a Texas high school.
School District 2’s emergency preparedness director Mark Wahl, who recently took on security duties in addition to activities, said that recent concerns about security sparked by a school shooting in Florida were “absolutely” a factor. “We just wanted to be a little more safe,” he said. The district announced the changes in an emailed newsletter
First it was Columbine, then Sandy Hook, and most recently Parkland. According to CNN, so far in 2018, there have already been 21 school shootings where someone was hurt or killed. And now Sacred Heart in Palm Desert is taking steps to protect its students. Principal Alan Bruzzio says, “when we built all of the
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