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Fairfax Cty, VA: District needs more security staff/18 more "school-based mental health employees"

June 22, 2018, WTOP, Washington, DC: Report recommends Fairfax Co. schools security improvements https://wtop.com/fairfax-county/2018/06/report-recommends-fairfax-co-schools-security-improvements/ After the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Fairfax County Public School launched an internal security review and looked for ways to improve. … It also calls for hiring eight new staffers so that security training and drills can be more thorough and frequent. Another suggestion is the hiring of 18 additional school-based mental health employees, which would allow every middle school and some elementary schools to have at least one staffer. All of the school district’s high schools already have mental health staff. …