As educators, parents, and citizens, we are troubled by the report issued by the Governor’s Crime Commission Special Committee on School Shootings (SCSS) on February 7, 2019. We do not believe that the approach advocated by SCSS will have a positive or effective impact on school safety. In fact, we fear some suggestions will create more disparities and safety issues. We have some policy suggestions that are empirically proven to make schools safer, both emotionally and physically.
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