Minnesota Governor Calling For $21 Million for School Security

The governor says it's the state's responsibility to prevent a tragedy in Minnesota schools.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing $21 million in new funding for security enhancements and mental health improvements in Minnesota schools. The Democratic governor unveiled his proposal Wednesday to give schools dedicated funds for improvements like bulletproof glass and secure entrances. School safety is in the spotlight after the recent deadly school shooting in Florida. Republicans who…

North Dakota’s House Majority Leader Talks About School Security

Al Carlson Points To Training of Teachers In Other States

FARGO, N.D. —  School security will likely be on the agenda during next year’s North Dakota legislative session. House Majority Leader Al Carlson of Fargo thinks it’s unfortunate that proposals to add more security to schools failed in the past two sessions. The Republican says other states are taking action. “It’s been very controversial with the school boards, and the…