Bill would require security upgrades for new Ohio schools

Columbus Dispatch: New bipartisan legislation in the Ohio House would mandate stricter security standards in newly constructed schools in hopes of preventing school shootings, its sponsors say.

Rogers invoked the 1908 Collinwood school fire near Cleveland, which killed 172 students who were trapped inside the school building because of poor fire-safety standards. In the aftermath of the blaze 110 years ago, schools across the nation adopted new fire-safety standards for evacuations and construction.

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