Legislators introduced a number of bills to address school safety. Two bills have already died in the Legislature. One called for armed police officers on every school campus and another mandated mental health professionals in schools. But other more modest measures, having to do with locks on classroom doors, gun violence restraining orders and school safety plans, are still alive. Here is an article by EdSource that tracks the progress of these bills, along with the pros and cons of each by school safety and mental health experts.
July 7, 2018