Our public schools in Broward County can and must do better: from improving academic performance to making our teachers a priority, to the realization of safer schools.
Between January and December 2017, 28 incidents of mass attacks, during which three or more persons were harmed, were carried out in public places within the United States. These acts violated the safety of the places we work, learn, shop, relax, and otherwise conduct our day-to-day lives.1 The resulting loss of 147 lives and injury to nearly 700 others had a devastating impact on our nation as a whole. The U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) examined these 28 incidents, to identify key themes for enhancing threat assessment and investigative practices. Regardless of whether these attacks were acts of workplace violence, domestic violence, school-based violence, or terrorism, similar themes were observed in the backgrounds of the perpetrators
March For Our Lives, there is a better way and we’ve got 3 legislative victories to prove it. Ryan Petty was a guest on Cavuto Live on FNC where talked about, #WalkUp, #MarchForOurLives, the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that took the lives of 17 beautiful people, including my daughter Alaina.
Governor Rick Scott appoints Ryan Petty to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission. I will work tirelessly to ensure that we learn the lessons from the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, so we can make our schools safer and avoid the mistakes that lead to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas on February 14th, 2018.
I defend the WalkUp movement on national TV on the Michaela Pereira show on @HLNTV.
“A Day of Kindness” was enjoyed at Wilder Elementary School on Wednesday, March 14th.
Once again, the families of the victims of the senseless violence at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School unite in support of legislation to improve school safety and ensure this time will be different!