Refinements of Carroll County schools’ policies on guns, violent threats proposed

The Safe to Learn Act had wide-reaching effects on school security in Maryland after it was passed by the Maryland General Assembly in the wake of high-profile and deadly school shootings. With more than a year operating under those changes, Carroll County Public Schools has put forth some revisions to its policies on threats, violent acts, firearms and other weapons in hopes of reflecting “how our best practice has evolved as we’ve implemented the new legal requirements,” Superintendent Steve Lockard said in the Board of Education’s July 8 meeting, when the proposed changes were discussed. (Carr Co Times)

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