NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A state audit says New York schools are not doing enough to protect students from mass shootings.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli examined 15 school districts, checking for safety requirements mandated by the Save Act, which became law in 2000.READ MORE: New York State Hospital Workers Must Get Vaccinated, No Testing Option, Cuomo Says; State Reviewing New CDC Mask Guidance
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The audit found the state’s department of education failed to provide “critical oversight” to ensure schools updated their safety plans.READ MORE: Town Of Hempstead Beaches Suspend Swimming After More Shark Sightings Off Long Island
Some schools did not properly communicate their plans with local police departments. At least 10 districts did not complete their annual staff training.
The education department says it’s working to improve compliance.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Family Calls For Stiffer Penalties For Illegal Dirt Bike Riders As 4-Year-Old Boy Recovers From Critical Injuries
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