school safety

Kentucky State Police, Facebook

Kentucky State Police has a new video available for schools to use to educate students on how to stay safe in the classroom.

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Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says he's "not a big fan" of arming teachers at school, saying they have their hands full without carrying guns.

"March for Our Guns" organizer Brent Webber opened the rally in Helena, Mont., on Saturday with a fiery speech: "Our freedoms come first. No one will infringe on our right to keep and bear arms."

Webber spoke to hundreds of people gathered near the steps of the state Capitol. They were there in response to calls for stricter gun control measures at "March for Our Lives" rallies in Montana and across the country.

Similar pro-gun marches were held in Utah, Idaho and other states.

Nicole Erwin | Ohio Valley ReSource

Gun culture runs deep in much of the Ohio Valley, where hunting is a revered tradition and the majority of state lawmakers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia boast “A” ratings from the National Rifle Association.

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Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has proposed $30.2 million to improve school safety.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System via Facebook

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Tennessee is holding a forum on public school safety and security.

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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has formed a panel to review school safety in Tennessee and recommend improvements.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

  The Executive Director of the Kentucky Psychological Association says two new House bills introduced this week could make Kentucky the leader in the country for making schools safer.

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School safety has been on the minds of many people after the shooting at Marshall County High School last week that the took the lives of two students.

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This year’s school safety data report has been released and show that drug and alcohol issues remain a priority concern. 

The Kentucky Center for School Safety report focuses on data from 2013 through 2014.

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