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Uvalde CISD superintendent gives update on school security, counseling

UVALDE, Texas – The superintendent of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District will communicate Thursday about new protocols following final month’s capturing at Robb Elementary School that left 19 college students and two lecturers lifeless.

Last week, Dr. Hal Harrell mentioned college students and employees won’t return to the campus within the fall however didn’t specify the place the youngsters would attend or whether or not Robb Elementary School could be razed.

During Thursday’s 9 a.m. press convention, Harrell is anticipated to discuss grade-level alignment, security and safety, counseling and different district updates.

You can watch a livestream of the occasion within the video participant on the high of this text.

District officers mentioned the briefing wouldn’t embody details about the investigation into the capturing or any personnel issues.


School board members referred to as a particular meeting final Friday within the wake of the capturing however took no motion towards the district’s embattled police chief, Pete Arredondo. The police chief was additionally a no-show at a City Council meeting in Uvalde on Tuesday.

Many residents had referred to as on Arredondo to give up or be fired after information that the gunman was contained in the school for roughly 80 minutes earlier than regulation enforcement shot him.

On Wednesday, victims and fogeys from Robb Elementary School together with Uvalde’s solely pediatrician testified earlier than Congress concerning the problem of gun violence in America.


On Thursday, a Texas House Committee will maintain a listening to on the Robb Elementary School capturing investigation.

Read the most recent updates on the Uvalde school capturing.

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