MOUNT VERNON — Pending legislation was one of the items discussed at Wednesday’s Knox County Educational Service Center’s board meeting.
Board president Richard McLarnan reported the House is working on some school safety laws, including one bill that would allow schools to install metal detectors. He said another bill would allow summer meal providers to use school kitchens and permit meals on school buses. SB 15, said McLarnan, introduces tax changes related to “high quality” education, and SB 42 would allow districts to levy property taxes, with voter approval, specifically for school safety measures.
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