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Speaker Moore To Create House Committee On School Safety

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore is expected to form a new House committee on school safety on Tuesday. That comes days after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead. Rob Thompson, a spokesman for the youth advocacy organization N.C. Child, is looking forward to learning more about what the committee will do. "We hope the scope is broad,” Thompson said. “We hope that they're not just looking at security measures on campus, which are important, but that they're also looking at behavioral health issues, and what we can do to make sure troubled youth get the care they need.”

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Liz Schlemmer | WUNC