Federal Commission on School Safety to Hold Fourth and Final Listening Session

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Federal Commission on School Safety to Hold Fourth and Final Listening Session

WASHINGTON - Representatives from the Federal Commission on School Safety (FCSS) will travel to Montgomery, Alabama, on Tuesday, August 28, for their fourth and final planned listening session. Members of the public, as well as state and local government representatives will have the opportunity to express their views on how to improve school safety directly to representatives of the Commission. Listening sessions also took place over the last several months in Lexington, Kentucky, Washington, D.C. and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

The listening session will be divided into three sessions – sessions one and two will be roundtable discussions between representatives of state and local government agencies, as well as Commission representatives (1 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.) and session three will be for members of the general public to express their views on how to improve school safety (4 p.m. – 6 p.m.).

Members of the public who would like to present remarks at the third session should register here.

*Note: Speakers will have up to five minutes each to speak. All speakers must register through the above link.

Members of the public may also send written comments to safety@ed.gov.

The FCSS Listening Session will be open press and available via live stream here.

RSVP:

Members of the media who wish to RSVP for the listening session may do so by emailing the U.S. Education Department press office at press@ed.gov.

Who :

Representatives from the Federal Commission on School Safety
Representatives of state and local government agencies
Members of the public

What :

Listening Session, Federal Commission on School Safety

When :

Tuesday, August 28
All sessions are open press, no avail

Session 1
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CDT

Session 2
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. CDT

Session 3
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. CDT

Where :

Alabama State Capital - Old Archives Room
600 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104