As New York lawmakers continue to debate school safety, members of Congress are scheduled next week to vote on a bill known as the STOP School Violence Act of 2018. Measures include creating a grant program to train students and teaches how to identify and intervene when there are signs of violence. What the bill does not include is any provision relating to firearms, which the majority of Republican lawmakers have been seeking. Joining us to explain where the New York State Parent Teacher Association stands on state and federal proposals is Kyle Belokopitsky.
NYS PTA opposes arming teachers, supports increasing mental health
By Capital Tonight Staff City of Albany March 8, 2018 @5:20 PM