Texas governor to reveal plan to make schools safer

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference in the wake of a school shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to reveal his plan to improve school safety in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school near Houston this month.

Abbott will unveil the plan Wednesday morning at a news conference at Dallas school district headquarters. Last week — just days after the shooting at Santa Fe High School that killed 10 — Abbott held meetings in Austin with a variety of people to help come up with a plan.

Included in the talks were officials from school districts, gun-rights advocates, gun control groups and survivors of shootings.

The Republican governor has been a staunch supporter of gun rights, and there has been little mention of any new weapons restrictions in Texas.

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