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Danger Imminent If Schools Don’t Comply Now With Safety Laws, Grand Jury Report Says

Joe Cavaretta
Sun Sentinel
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis requested statewide grand jury investigation on school safety one year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Broward County rose as an example of flawed emergency communications, under-reported student issues and last-second scrambles to comply with statewide school-safety laws in a statewide grand jury report released late Wednesday.

The 18-page report zeroes in on Broward County while suggesting recommendations for districts statewide. It strikes an incredulous tone in its blast of of slow-to-comply school districts.

“There is no conceivable set of circumstances,” the report said, “that any Florida school, charter or not, should be unprepared to comply.”

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.