Gov. Lee Signs Strong School Safety Measures Into Law Commends $230M to protect Tennessee students & teachers
June 1, 2023
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed strong school safety legislation into law and recognized the investment of more than $230 million to strengthen safety at public and private schools across Tennessee.
“Nothing is more important than Tennessee students and teachers returning home from school safely each day,” said Gov. Lee. “Every year since 2019, we’ve worked with the General Assembly to prioritize school safety, and this year, we’ve passed significant measures to fund an armed SRO for every public school, enhance mental health support and boost physical security at public an...