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School Violence on Minds of Legislators

January 13, 2000
By: Kyle Elfrink
State Capital Bureau

School violence is on the mind of many Missouri legislators this session. Kyle Elfrink has the story from Jefferson City.

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On Thursday morning, the House Republican Caucus unveiled a long list of proposals aimed at making public schools safer. Minority floor leader, Delbert Scott, says violence in schools is not strictly a St. Louis or Kansas City problem ...

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OutCue: "THEIR KIDS."
Contents: SCOTT SAYS URBAN SCHOOLS HAVE ALREADY TAKEN DRASTIC STEPS TO FEND OFF SCHOOL VIOLENCE PROBLEMS.

Scott and fellow Republicans are including proposals for a pilot program on school uniforms and zero tolerance for all violent crimes. From the state capitol, I'm Kyle Elfrink.

Date:January 13, 2000

By: Kyle Elfrink

State Capital Bureau

State legislators are hoping to improve school violence laws this session. Kyle Elfrink has that story from Jefferson City.

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House Republicans announced their proposals Thursday morning. Delbert Scott, minority floor leader, says that current Missouri law gives school superintendents mixed signals on violence ...

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OutCue: "ANY WEAPONS."
Contents: SCOTT WANTS TO MAKE THE LAW ABUNDANTLY CLEAR THAT SCHOOLS WILL NOT TOLERATE ANY WEAPONS ON PLAYGROUNDS OR BUSES.

Scott and his fellow Republicans are pushing for zero tolerance against all forms of violent crimes. The initiatives are aimed at reducing violence, increasing discipline, and empowering local school districts. From the state capitol, I'm Kyle Elfrink.

Date:January 13, 2000

By: Kyle Elfrink

State Capital Bureau

Missouri's gaming industry may soon help to fund the state's fight against school violence. Kyle Elfrink has the story from Jefferson City.

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House Republicans have proposed an initiative which turns gambling proceeds into funds to fight violence in schools. House minority leader, Delbert Scott, says gambling money would pay for new anti-violence programs ...

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OutCue: "THEIR NEED."
Contents: SCOTT SAYS THE MONEY WILL GO DIRECTLY TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT CAN SPEND THE MONEY TO ADDRESS THEIR SPECIFIC NEEDS.

The proposal is part of almost 20 initiatives aimed at curbing violence in Missouri schools. From the state capitol, I'm Kyle Elfrink.