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School Board Votes To Have Look Into Expanding Mental Health Services

September 27th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

School security and providing safe learning environments for students was once again a topic of discussion for the Allegany County Board of Education this week- with the board receiving a general update from school safety supervisor Matt Marlowe. In his report Marlowe noted that research shows that the presence of an armed security officer has no direct correlation to acting as a deterrent to school shootings. He talked at length about best practices including improving the situation in the school system by providing better access for mental health support. Following Marlowe’s report, the board voted to have the superintendent look into expanding mental health services in the schools. Board member Deb Frank said public feedback and input on issues as important as school security is always encouraged…


2 Responses to “School Board Votes To Have Look Into Expanding Mental Health Services”

  1. September 27, 2019 at 11:42 am, kevin said:

    Wow, Mr. Marlowe is a voice of reason and common sense. He’ll be gone soon. There are too many retired troopers looking for work.


  2. September 27, 2019 at 3:24 pm, j.r. lepley said:

    they could use a little mental help on the board itself!!!


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