School Safety Since Newtown: Analysis Tallies State Legislation

By thenotebook

A version of this article first appeared at Education Week.

by Nirvi Shah & Andrew Ujifusa for Education Week

After the devastating school shootings in Newtown, Conn., in December, state lawmakers around the country vowed to act. The mission: Devise ways to prevent a similar tragedy.

They came up with hundreds of possible strategies.

An Education Week analysis of nearly 400 bills related to school safety filed in the days, weeks, and months after the deadliest K-12 school shooting in U.S. history found that legislators have proposed solutions that include arming teachers, adding guards or police officers, and shoring…

Source: The Notebook



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