The Houston Astros are wearing T-shirts during batting practice before their game against the San Francisco Giants to honor the victims of last week's Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead. "We will hear about how to deal with an active shooter". The green shirts feature the school's name in gold letters and the Astros logo in white with a gold star.
Leigh Wall, the superintendent of the district about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Houston, said in a letter to parents Tuesday that teachers and support staff will be working to prepare for the return of students next Tuesday.
"It's something that we're looking into", Poehl said.
Incidents related to gun violence have spiked in the U.S. in the recent past, the latest one being a 17-year-old shooter killing 10 people, including a teacher and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan Sabika Sheikh, at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Texas Gun Sense, which advocates for further gun restrictions, is expected to attend Abbott's discussion Wednesday.
"Whether you are a Republican or a Democrat, whether you are pro-gun or believe in more gun regulations, the reality is that we all want guns out of the hands of those who would try to murder our children", Abbott said. But critics say Texas isn't serious about changing its gun-loving culture.
But Gov. Greg Abbott said the guns actually belonged to the teen's father.
Trochesset also praised Santa Fe Police Officer John Barnes, the school resource officer who was injured during the attack. She pointed to existing safety programs provided by groups like the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearms industry's lobbying association, and said that a large part of gun safety ultimately comes down to "parental logic".
The opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, held that people under 18 can not truly be "classified among the worst offenders", because research has shown that their maturity, decision-making skills, and characters are all underdeveloped and leave them prone to "reckless behavior" and "impetuous and ill-considered actions and decisions".
He has been a staunch supporter of gun rights, and few expect the meetings to result in recommendations for significant gun restrictions in Texas. But they're also of a generation that has grown up in the age of increasingly regular school shootings.
On Friday, in the aftermath of the shooting at Santa Fe High School, one video clip stood out to me.
Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes
One of the students killed, Shana Fisher , had rejected the suspect's advances for months, her mother Sadie Baze said. Current policy responses do not address the fundamental question of why so many mass shootings take place in schools.
The governor has said he sees the roundtables as an essential step in coming up with a consensus approach to enhance school safety. Why would her school be spared when so many others have not?
The sheriff said the deadly shooting ended with the suspect being trapped in a room, with police in a hallway.
Police arrested Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, at the Santa Fe school following the rampage they said he committed with a shotgun and a.38-caliber pistol.
Ducey's office says his plan - drafted after the Parkland, Florida school shooting - had input from health professionals, educators, law enforcement and students - Scarpinato said he didn't know if any of those students were involved with March for Our Lives.
Meanwhile, the family of Riley Garcia, 15, one of those killed in the massacre, was told he acted heroically during the attack, KHOU 11 reported.
He is being held without bond at the Galveston County Jail.
Mann says she had a great attitude and "never got mad at anybody for doing something stupid".
Lawmakers, teachers, students, survivors of other mass shootings and both sides of the gun debate were asked to participate.