Robeson County Schools to host forum on safety, youth violence, mental health, education funding

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Tasha Oxendine with Robeson County Public Schools sent this announcement to the News13 newsroom:

The Public Schools of Robeson County will host a School Safety Forum on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the A.D. Lewis Auditorium (RCC). The forum will provide an opportunity for community members to discuss communication, threat assessment, and policies related to school safety with Public Schools of Robeson County District Administration, School Board members and Community Representatives.  Some of the panelist include: NC House Representative Charles Graham, Sheriff Burnis Wilkins, Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin and a representative from Governor Roy Cooper’s Office and law enforcement from various agencies. 
The forum will look at topics such as 
•      Overall School Safety
•      Mental Health
•      Social Media: Tool and challenge during school emergency situations
•      Education Funding
•      More School Nurses, Psychologists, and Counselors
•      School Discipline
•      Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors
•      Project Graduation
•      School Bus Safety
•      Cyber Bulling
Our focus is to provide each child a quality education, in a safe and orderly environment.  This forum will provide parents, community members and stakeholders an opportunity to discuss issues, which are of key importance in education and our society today.
Parents and community members may submit questions to the panelist by visiting


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