The superintendents of Broward County and Miami-Dade County joined local students, parents and teachers to discuss school safety ahead of the upcoming academic year.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie met with a 12-member panel of community members, including with members of the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project.
NBC 6 anchors Jackie Nespral and Jawan Strader hosted the hour-long special. Education on 6 reporter Ari Odzer contributed with questions from the community received from social media.
The issue of school safety has been at the forefront of discussion in South Florida education following the Parkland school shooting on Feb. 14.