Gunmen killed 56 people in U.S. school shootings in 2018. While most states have prioritized investment in physical infrastructure, like surveillance cameras, some are starting to look at mental health treatment availability as well.
“While short-term extensions can be challenging for states, we are committed to working with Congress on a long-term reauthorization that provides certainty for states and families,” according to Scott Pattison, the executive director of the National Governors Association.
COMMENTARY | Instituting work requirements does not mean that people get jobs, keep jobs, or advance in jobs. The focus needs to be kept on the end game—economic stability and mobility—not administrative indicators.
By Jeanette Hercik and Joe Raymond, Special to Route Fifty