Uvalde, Texas, led to pledges by governors in several states to make classrooms safer.But their speed in following through has varied.CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THE UVALDE SCHOOL SHOOTING AFTERMATHHere’s a look at where school safety plans stand in several states as students return to school.After the Uvalde shooting, Republican Gov.
Asa Hutchinson reinstated a school safety commission he formed after the 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida. The panel is expected to issue its final recommendations in October.
The Legislature in August approved setting aside $50 million for a school safety grant program. The grants will be based on the recommendations of the commission, and the rules for how the funds will be distributed are being crafted.One of Harris County’s top emergency leaders shares what’s being done to protect children this upcoming school year in light of the Uvalde school massacre.In California, which already had some of the nation’s toughest gun laws, Democratic Gov.
Gavin Newsom has signed a dozen more this legislative session. He also took out ads in Texas newspapers criticizing the state’s stances on guns.