school safety

Kentucky senator wants to expand school safety law with ‘guardians’ and mental health reports

BY: - February 22, 2024

FRANKFORT — A Kentucky Republican is once again seeking to strengthen security and mental health measures in schools to prevent school shootings in the commonwealth. This time, the legislation includes having certified guardians fill in for law enforcement officers in schools that do not currently have officers and compiling data on mental health initiatives and […]

Legislative task force starts review of Kentucky school safety laws

BY: - July 18, 2023

FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers on Tuesday launched a review of recent laws aimed at making schools safer as a special Task Force on School and Campus Security met for the first time.  In response to a 2018 school shooting at Marshall County High School, in which two students were killed and more than a dozen […]