Gov. Holcomb Ceremonially Signs School Safety Legislation

first_imgGov. Holcomb signs school safety legislation Friday at Mt. Vernon High School surrounded by teachers, students, HEA 1004 author Rep. Wendy McNamara, and community leaders. Students tell Gov. Holcomb about Mount Vernon High School as they walk to the ceremonial signing. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Gov. Eric J. Holcomb ceremonially signed school safety legislation Friday alongside a group of teachers, students and community members at Mt. Vernon High School.“Ensuring every one of our students has a safe place to learn and grow is of the utmost importance,” Gov. Holcomb said. “The laws I ceremonially signed today will continue to strengthen the safety of schools all over Indiana by taking meaningful steps that will remain locally driven.”HEA 1004, a Next Level Agenda bill, stemmed from recommendations in the Governor’s school safety report. It provides access to more funding for safety equipment, facilitates partnerships with local law enforcement and requires threat assessments in our schools among other things. SEA 325 allows for schools to create support services to work with children and their parents to support their mental health and well-being. (Seated at the table from left to right) Mount Vernon Superintendent Dr. Matthew Thompson, Gov. Holcomb, and Rep. Wendy McNamaralast_img

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