Parkland

Supporting the Removal of Scott Israel

Supporting the Removal of Scott Israel
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Florida Senate Rules Committee Hearing on the Removal of Scott Israel Statement of Ryan Petty October 21, 2019 As families of the 17 victims killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day 2018, we honor the many acts of heroism by the first responders–witnesses that day

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
msd public safety commission
The Sins of a Superintendent

The Sins of a Superintendent
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All of us make mistakes. The key is to acknowledge them, learn, and move on. The real sin is ignoring mistakes, or worse, seeking to hide them.

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
leadership
Another Failure by Broward Schools

Another Failure by Broward Schools
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UPDATE 2/13/2019: After several days of asking Sun Sentinel journalists to look into the details surrounding the rejection by the Broward County School District of proposed legislation that would have put a focus on school safety and security, the Sun Sentinel published their story. Failure by Broward County

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
School Safety
If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017

If We Could Roll Back the Clock to February 14, 2017
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Recently on my social media stream, a friend proposed the following thought exercise about gun control and time travel.  After the Parkland tragedy that took 17 lives, including my daughter Alaina, I took some time to reflect on this.  Here is what my friend proposed: So 99% of the media

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
2nd Amendment
Public School Discipline:  Equal Opportunity Offenders

Public School Discipline: Equal Opportunity Offenders
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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with supporters and critics of an Obama-era directive on school discipline on Wednesday.  Secretary DeVos is considering changes to the directive and possibly repealing the guidelines outlined therein. That 2014 directive, issued jointly by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice, put

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Broward County Schools
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Victim's Families Unite on the STOP School Violence Act

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Victim's Families Unite on the STOP School Violence Act
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UPDATED 23-Mar-2018: All families have now had an opportunity to sign the letter.  See updated link below. 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!

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Parkland
Senate Judiciary Committee Statement of Ryan B. Petty

Senate Judiciary Committee Statement of Ryan B. Petty
Members Public

  March 14, 2018 I will read a short statement from the families, and then I will begin my personal statement. We, the families of the amazing children and teachers killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, would like to recognize the first responders who were

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Politics