From Frankfort

Schools could get mental health professionals in effort to prevent tragedy

03/13/2018 03:08 PM

FRANKFORT – Legislation which would require each public school in the state to employ at least one mental health professional for every 1,500 students, was unanimously passed by the House Standing Committee on Appropriations and Revenue on Tuesday. House Bill 604, sponsored by Rep. Will Coursey, D-Symsonia, is a response to the January 23 Marshall County High School shooting tragedy which left two students dead and 14 wounded. Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byars recalled the tragic day and why the bill could... Read more 

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