New law mandates school security

Dodd Elementary teacher Veronica Vazquez helps twins unload on their first day of pre-K, Thursday, Aug. 10. Kyle Grondin/The Wylie News By Bob Wiel...

August 16, 2023
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Dodd Elementary teacher Veronica Vazquez helps twins unload on their first day of pre-K, Thursday, Aug. 10. Kyle Grondin/The Wylie News By Bob Wieland | [email protected] Many school districts were scrambling to comply with a new state law requiring at least one security officer with a gun at every campus during regular school hours. The measure was a direct response to the worst school massacre in Texas history, the May 2022 fatal shooting of 19 students and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.