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ACA in the News: Proactive Measures Against School Violence

Apr 24, 2014
After the recent tragedy in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, ACA's Director of Government Affairs, Art Terrazas, spoke to Education Week about proactive measures to address school violence, ACA’s work with the Student Support Act, and the need to hire more school counselors to reduce the country’s counselor-to-student ratio.

Educators and others who are concerned about students' mental health hope policymakers will respond to this incident by taking a step back and considering "the underlying cause" of such violence, Mr. Terrazas said.

Read the full Education Week article here.

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