Mass. Rep. Brodeur: Background checks key to child safety

Monday, September 9, 2013

The summer is over and our children have returned to school. Their cries of protest notwithstanding, going to school is important for them.

uring these formative years, it is where they learn valuable skills, both academic and otherwise. A safe and secure environment is critically important to the healthy and successful development of our students.

The safety of our schools is taken as a given. Unfortunately, recent events demonstrate that we are living in an often uncertain, dangerous and sometimes violent world. Locally, our community continues to deal with the aftermath of the shocking John Burbine case.

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