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Education on 6 Special Report: Superintendents on School Safety



    The Daily Threat for South Florida's Inner City Students

    NBC 6's Jawan Strader reports on the gun violence threats facing inner city students in South Florida. Despite recent high-profile school shootings, some students say they feel safer in schools than in their own communities.

    (Published Monday, June 25, 2018)

    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.

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