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Guns in Schools: The Protection of Texas Children Act

School shootings are a hot topic nationwide.  Since Columbine, Virginia Tech, and most recently, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, controversy surrounds the issue of how best to prevent school shootings.  To address this, in May of this year, House Bill 1009, the Protection of Texas Children Act, was passed by the Senate. Representative Jason […]

What has Texas done lately to stop school bullying?

A few weeks ago, the topic of school bullying seemed to have dropped off the radar of the mainstream media. After a flurry of teen suicides in the last few years focused the nation’s attention on state anti-bullying efforts, the spotlight was eventually pushed away. But last month’s tragic suicide of teenager Jamey Rodemeyer has […]