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Rockingham County sheriff discusses local moves to improve school safety

After the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lawmakers, educators, and law enforcement immediately looked for ways to improve school safety. Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page announced during a Feb. 28 press conference plans to enact a volunteer school resource program. The same day, Page sat down with...

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House school safety panel focuses on mental health, early prevention

Mental health dominated the first meeting of the House Select Committee on School Safety, with speakers warning legislators about a shortage of student mental health services. Legislators began looking for ways to improve school safety after the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and House speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, formed the House Select Committee...

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