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Advisory: House Education Policy Committee to Hear School Shooting Prevention Strategies

Friday, February 14, 2020


St. Paul, Minn. — House Education Policy Committee members next week will hear firsthand from The Violence Project about research-driven strategies to prevent mass shootings in schools. A 2018 Pew Research Center poll found that 57% of teens were somewhat or very worried that a school shooting could happen in their school.


Enacting common-sense gun violence prevention measures like criminal background checks and red-flag laws are key components to the House DFL Majority’s Minnesota Values Plan.


Who: House Education Policy Chair Cheryl Youakim (DFL-Hopkins), committee members, and advocates 


What: House Education Policy Committee Hearing

Where: Room 5, State Office Building, St. Paul, MN


When: Tuesday, February 18 at 2:30-4:30 p.m.