Bills Focusing On School Safety Passed In Senate

(Providence, RI)  --  The Rhode Island Senate is passing a pair of bills focusing on the safety of schoolchildren. One of the bills, sponsored by Senator Hanna Gallo, codifies the existence of the Rhode Island School Safety Committee into state law and requires that school districts provide the committee with safety assessments every three years for review and recommendations. The other bill, sponsored by Senator Maryellen Goodwin, clarifies the circumstances in which school officials should report possible sexual abuse.

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