‘Our hearts go out:’ Central Florida schools react to Uvalde school shooting

Following the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Central Florida schools announce their responses

Following the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed at least 21 people, Central Florida school districts gave their responses.

CENTRAL FLORIDA – Following the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 18 students and 3 adults, several Central Florida school districts have announced special measures to ensure students safety as the school year wraps up.

Seminole County Public Schools announced it will have additional security in the area on Wednesday, May 25 — the last day of the school year for the county.

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Brevard County Public Schools — whose last day of school is Thursday, May 26 — stated it will not be implementing any extra security for the last two days of school.

Sumter County School District, which will end its school year on Friday, May 27, said, “We are cautious every day but extra cautious the last week of school — and especially after this kind of tragic event.”

Osceola County School District posted this message on their Facebook page:

Orange County Public Schools put out this statement:

Volusia County School District also put out a statement:

Leesburg Police Department — an agency in Lake County — stated it will be supplementing its school resource officers with additional personnel during the final week of classes in the county.


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