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House pushing for armed officer at all Texas schools

Under legislation prioritized by House Speaker Dade Phelan, every Texas school would have an armed police offi cer, and aspiring teachers would receive extra support.The Dallas Morning News reported the bill would also provide $15,000 in annual funding for safety measures for each school in the state. Another bill would increase the annual allotment per student for safety measures from $10 to $100.Another House measure is aimed at improving teacher retention and recruitment, The Morning News reported. The measure would create a new grant to help prospective teachers pursuing special education or bilingual certification, and would increase funding for educator ...

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