"The purpose, of course, is to secure the facility, but also to provide a consistent, systemic way to validate anyone who has business on campus," Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick told the Pensacola News Journal.
According to St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent Wayne Gent, schools now have a single entrance point, and larger campuses have changed the way students access the campus. All fences are being raised to at least 6 feet high and visitor protocol stricter.
"The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals...from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to 'say something' before it is too late," according to the Safe2Say Something website.
At least “one emergency law enforcement drill per semester” would have to be conducted to address emergencies like active shooter situations, according to the bill. The bill would also require students to be present when the drills were conducted.
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