Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 156

Several bills advance to improve school safety

This week, several measures advanced to continue efforts to improve school safety across the state for public and private K-12 schools as well as at higher education institutions. Those school safety bills are highlighted below.

School de-escalation training – The Senate Education Committee advanced school safety legislation to require de-escalation training for teachers and administrators in Tennessee. Senate Bill 1721, which I sponsored would ensure school personnel receive the training annually beginning in the 2024-25 academic year.

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