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Education Matters – Schools and mass shootings: Policy implications

Topic: Schools and Mass Shootings: Policy Implications

New laws are being considered nationally and here in North Carolina in the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. What is happening next in NC and can new policies help protect our children?


Rep. Linda Johnson (R-Cabarrus)

Sen. Jay Chaudhuri (D-Wake)

Dr. Ben Matthews, Chief School Operations Officer, NC Dept. of Public Instruction

Dr. Anna Yaros, Research Clinical Psychologist, RTI International

Keith Poston

Keith Poston is the president and executive director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina.