School Safety Bills Introduced to General Assembly
Eight bills related to school safety were introduced to the General Assembly at the request of Gov. Bob McDonnell, according to the Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily. The bills include measures such as requiring lock-down drills each semester and penalties for entering a school armed. The Taskforce on School and Campus Safety, which recommended the legislation to McDonnell, includes William and Mary Police Chief Don Callis and Sandy Ward, director of the College of William and Mary’s School of Education School Psychology program.