President Trump, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and others say schools are less safe because of Obama-era guidelines aimed at reducing suspensions and expulsions of minority students. The argument is that any easing of disciplinary action could let a would-be school shooter evade law enforcement. However, the Parkland shooter was expelled from the school and was white.
Conservatives point to Obama-era guidelines on school discipline as one reason for school shootings
- Susan Ferriss - Center for Public Integrity - @susanferriss
- Donna Groman - Los Angeles Superior Court Judge