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Montgomery County's public schools could feel every safer for students and staff if the County Council approves funding for a new security plan.
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After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut last year, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell put together a task force to look for ways to improve school safety in the Commonwealth
From bullying prevention to bolstering security procedures at school entrances, parents voiced their concerns and offered suggestions on how to make schools safer at Wednesday night's Montgomery County Council of PTAs meeting.
Parents, teachers and public safety officials will meet Wednesday night to discuss school safety at Montgomery County schools.
While Maryland state lawmakers consider legislation on everything from banning assault- style weapons to procedures involving gun shop inspections, communities are examining school safety.
A rural school system in southwest Virginia is canceling the start of classes in the new year Wednesday because of concerns about an online posting that mentions the school massacre in Connecticut and local schools.
Anne Arundel County public schools reported mass absences Friday following rumors of a school shooting and in the wake of the Newtown massacre.