DELAND, Fla. — As Spectrum News 13 continues to cover Tuesday's devastating school shooting is Texas, state and federal policies that are supposed to Florida protect schools have also come to the forefront.
A yearlong investigation exposed the complicity of Florida’s child welfare system in underage sex trafficking through evidence found in government records, state and federal lawsuits, research studies, and interviews with victims and family members.
The School Safety Initiative, led by the FBI, is a proactive effort to prevent school tragedies by sharing research with schools and creating threat assessment teams comprised of school counselors, staff, and school resource officers.
Like many parents on May 24, Kelly Goldmann, whose three children attend Wauwatosa Schools, watched in horror as the news unfolded about the violent tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers and wounded 17 others.
After seeing other parents experience her worst fear that day she knew she had to do something.