The Uvalde Tragedy Shaped How a First-Year Teacher Plans to Handle Safety in Her Classroom [LISTEN]

As school districts state-wide re-evaluate school safety, an incoming- first-year teacher at Dallas ISD chimes in.

Texas (WBAP/KLIF) – The Texas Education Agency has ordered local school districts across the state to audit and correct security deficiencies at their schools before the start of the next school year.
The order especially targets how secure exterior doors and comes more than a month after an 18-year-old gunman entered an unlocked door at the Uvalde elementary school where 19 children and two teachers were killed.

School security is top of mind for school officials and teachers alike. Triniti Morse is a first-year teacher who will start at within the Dallas ISD in August. She spoke with WBAP/KLIF’s Kim Lampkins about an array of issues, including how the tragic shooting in Uvalde impacted how she plans to approach the issue of “safety” in her classroom.

Meantime, state lawmakers have targeted school security and mental health issues without further regulating firearms access.

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