school safety

Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers want to put more money into school safety. A bipartisan group of Senators introduced legislation Tuesday, similar bills were introduced recently in the state House. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Law enforcement and school officials say they have a plan to save children’s lives. They unveiled a proposal Thursday that calls for 120 million dollars from the state to make Michigan schools safer. 

Romney Office Building in Lansing
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder’s budget chief says plans are underway to fund improved school safety. 

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Kalamazoo Central High School senior Jenna Bowker says she and other students never felt their voices would be heard regarding guns, she says after a shooting at a high school in Florida, they decided to make sure they were heard.


KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo Central High School student carrying pepper spray in her pocket accidentally discharged the canister, causing the evacuation of eight classrooms Tuesday afternoon, a school spokesman said. Six students required medical attention and two were taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure because of underlying health conditions, said Alex Lee, spokesman for Kalamazoo Public Schools. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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