House expected to pass STOP School Violence Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — 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.
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