Month: March 2018

Secretary DeVos forms school safety commission

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced new details on the Federal Commission on School Safety the President appointed her to chair. The Commission has been charged with quickly providing meaningful and actionable recommendations to keep students safe at school. Accordingly, the Commission will be comprised of department heads whose agencies have jurisdiction over

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House passes bill to stop gun violence in schools

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to help schools and local law enforcement prevent gun violence, one month after the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people. The House passed the bill by a vote of 407-10, sending it to the Senate for consideration. Earlier on Wednesday,

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