Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Safe Schools Committee

 
Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 6-15-1301, the Safe Schools Committee is charged with developing model policies and procedures that may ensure a safe and productive learning environment for students and school employees for recommendations to school districts.
 
The Safe Schools Committee will review the codes and rules regarding emergency plans and drills, firearms, fire safety and more.
 
(NOTE: On March 1, 2018, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of the Arkansas School Safety Commission to evaluate school designs, safety and security policies, emergency plans and policies, school counseling, mental health issues and more. To learn more about the commission, please go to http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/communications/safety).

For more information, please contact:

John Kaminar, Security and Loss Prevention Manager
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 104-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-5188
Email: john.kaminar@arkansas.gov

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