Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Public Education
Abbott, Texas leaders announce additional $105.5 million in funding for school safety, mental health initiatives

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott and state leaders announced $105.5 million in state funding is being allocated to expand school safety and mental health initiatives statewide. It’s made… Read More

June 30, 2022
Culture
Ten states ban abortion, with exceptions, after Supreme Court ruling

(The Center Square) – So far, 10 state attorneys general have announced that abortion is now effectively illegal in their states after the Supreme Court overturned two landmark abortion cases,… Read More

June 28, 2022
Public Education
Abbott orders active shooter training for law enforcement, public school administrators

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott has instructed the director of a state university center to provide active shooter training to law enforcement and school administrators in school districts… Read More

June 7, 2022
Public Education
Abbott directs TEA to create rules mandating enhanced safety standards for schools

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott directed the Texas Education Agency to create rules mandating enhanced safety standards for public schools in response to the mass shooting at Robb… Read More

June 6, 2022
Legislation
Abbott asks legislature to develop recommendations on school safety

(The Center Square) – Gov. Greg Abbott is asking the legislature to develop recommendations for school safety and other issues. He’s also directed the Texas School Safety Center (TxSCC) to… Read More

June 2, 2022