Parents Of Stoneman Douglas Victims Announce Run For Broward County School Board

Share

Instead, the parents were somber as they spoke of their sense of duty to make schools safer almost three months after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left their children dead.

Alhadeff is running for a seat in Broward County School District 4, while Petty is running in Broward County School District 8.

"Every parent in Broward County deserves to have their child come home to them safely", Petty told the Sun Sentinel in an interview Tuesday. Since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that claimed the life of her daughter, Alhadeff has started a nonprofit organization called Make Schools Safe Inc.

Alhadeff and Petty said that if elected, they would work with the current Superintendent Robert Runcie to focus on the board's transparency and accountability. She said discipline policies must be "revamped" and to "meet somewhere in the middle".

"I do not want any other parent to go through the pain and anguish that I go through everyday", Alhadeff said. "I'm still not satisfied with the answers to the questions I asked back then".

Alhadeff will be going up against Abby Freedman, and Petty will be going up against Donna Korn.

Class 12th Exam Results Announced by TNBDGE Today at tnresults.nic
Tamil Nadu government is also planning to reduce the number of papers for class 12 students in the state on the lines of CBSE. Apart from the result , DGE , Tamil Nadu will also release the result analysis on its official website.

Ramadan Starts on May 17th in Most Muslim Nations
Though the Quran harps on the need to fast during the holy month of Ramadan , it also has room for some exceptions. The month-long observance is a time to fast , to think and to spend time with friends and family.

1988 road rage case 'an accident, nothing else': Navjot Singh Sidhu
A Bench of Justice J Chelameswar and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul is likely to pronounce its verdict at 10.30 am on tuesday. The hearing of the appeal went on and the Punjab government sought Sidhu's conviction in the Supreme Court.

"It is my duty to make sure these schools are safe", she added.

"Prior to Valentine's Day, I didn't understand impact school board has on our schools ..."

"If I don't get in there and change it, it's unlikely to change", Petty said.

Alhadeff is a former classroom teacher, according to the SunSentinel. Initially formed to address concerns with school security, the group started focusing on replacing School Board members after feeling the district wasn't responsive to their concerns, said John Daly Sr., who runs the group's Facebook page.

Campaign officials for Alhadeff and Petty say that while the two are supporting each other's candidacy, they're not involved in other School Board races.

Share