Florida Gov. DeSantis signs new school safety measures in wake of Texas massacre

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs new school safety measures in wake of Texas massacre

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a sequence of latest faculty security measures into regulation Tuesday within the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas faculty bloodbath.

The invoice would require faculty security brokers to obtain disaster intervention coaching, mandate districts to certify that at the very least 80 % of staffers get psychological well being coaching and permit security officers to make arrests at constitution faculties.

The laws may even protect the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Security Fee, a board “shaped to particularly analyze info from the college taking pictures and different mass violence incidents within the state and handle suggestions and system enhancements.”

A former scholar killed 17 folks at Stoneman Douglas Excessive College in Parkland in 2018.

“Each youngster wants a protected and safe studying surroundings,” DeSantis mentioned in a launch Tuesday. “By signing HB 1421, we proceed to construct on the various steps now we have taken since 2019 to implement the suggestions of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Security Fee, whereas additionally making document investments in psychological well being and college security.”

Salvador Ramos, 18, killed 19 college students and two academics at an elementary faculty in Uvalde, Texas, on Could 24.

The laws preserves the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Security Fee.AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISERHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Photographs

The slayings have sparked calls for for brand new faculty safety and gun management measures throughout the nation.

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