Texas governor releases school safety plan in wake of deadly shooting

Image result for Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds a roundtable discussion with victims, family, and friends affected by the Santa Fe, Texas school shooting at the state capital on May 24, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Wednesday unveiled a plan for making schools safer following the May 18 shooting that left eight students and two substitute teachers dead at Santa Fe High School near Houston. His 43-page report calls for increasing law enforcement presence at schools, providing more mental health screening for students, arming some teachers, and passing a law allowing for the removal of students who threaten teachers or classmates. “We all share a common bond: And that is we want action to prevent another shooting like what happened at Santa Fe High School,” Abbott, a staunch gun-rights advocate currently campaigning for re-election, said during a news conference at Dallas school district headquarters.

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