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: NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
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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: Gabby Petito Foundation Holds Fundraiser On 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: Police: Suspect In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Taken Into Custody After Shootout In Brooklyn
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