Between July 2013 and July 2014, more than 1700 people seeking shelter in domestic violence shelters were turned away due to lack of space.
New law goes into effect that permits concealed guns to be present on school property in locked vehicles.
Indiana is considering a program called Safet2Tell, which was implemented in Colorado after the Columbine school shooting.
The NRA and an anti-gun violence group testified today on a proposed bill to allow locked guns in cars on school grounds.
Monroe County Consolidated School Corporation officials are expected to approve the hire of a school resource officer at this evening’s board meeting.
Laws the General Assembly passed this year include a biennial budget, school safety measures and initiatives aimed at boosting career education.
The list includes three newly formed committees focusing on the Common Core curriculum standards, central Indiana mass transit, and school safety.
Legislative leaders worry about the high number of issues it must consider this year.
The measure would provide at least $10 million in matching grant money for Indiana schools to hire more school resource officers.
New policies adopted by MCCSC teaches educators what 'cool down' method works best for students.