The bill is now expected to sail through the Republican-controlled House.
“We can’t turn our whole society into an armed camp. I think that’s misguided.”
"We don’t want it, but it’s necessary. This is a new day. It’s a new world.”
Recommendations on gun control are largely absent from the 177-page report.
But it's not clear exactly how the Department of Education would make that happen.
Established after the Sandy Hook massacre in 2013, FASTER has worked with 225 school districts in 12 states.
Two separate incidents on Tuesday come as legislators push for more programs to arm teachers and administrators.
Florida will be the latest place where school staff can pack heat.
He was photographed holding a note reminding him to let the survivors know, "I hear you."