5 Youth Development Bills to Merge with Gun Control Legislation
The post-Newtown guns discussion has focused mostly on limitation and security. That is predictable, as the tragedy immediately at hand involved a high-capacity rifle on a school campus. But advocates for disadvantaged youths – many of whom live where gun violence comes in small, steady waves and involves handguns – want violence prevention in the mix.
Texas Senator Two-Steps on School Security and Discipline
You know Texas? Big state, couple of pro football teams, hints at seceding every once in awhile? Yeah, you’ve heard of it! Here’s an interesting bit of Texas policy news that Youth Services Insider caught onto late in January: There are currently legislative efforts to increase the presence of police in schools, and to reduce the role that police play in school discipline.