House expected to pass STOP School Violence Act

The House is expected to pass the STOP School Violence Act Wednesday to provide resources for schools to keep kids safe.

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is a cosponsor of the legislation.

The bill will fund four initiatives:

-It will provide grant funding for evidence-based training to prevent student violence against others and self, including training for local law enforcement, school personnel, and students

-It will fund evidence-based technology and equipment to improve school security and prevent violent attacks

-It will provide funding for the development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams

-And it will provide funding for continued coordination with local law enforcement

Congresswoman McMorris-Rodgers will be holding at a press conference following passage on the House GOP’s Twitter.