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The 2018 Election Is All About Education - Part 3: School Safety

October 23, 2018 2:09

School safety unexpectedly became a huge issue this year when 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. This led to tens of thousands of students walking out of school across the country with calls for gun-safety reform. Almost 350 school safety bills have been proposed, about 60 have been enacted into law. Kavitha Cardoza and Daarel Burnette take a look at why proposals for stricter gun controls and arming teachers have become wedge issues in this year’s election. (October 23, 2018)

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