The Blue Ribbon Panel on School Safety

Following the February 14, 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, LA City Attorney Mike Feuer assembled a Blue Ribbon Panel on School Safety, charged with examining, evaluating and recommending ways to enhance the significant efforts by LAUSD to keep students safe from violence, particularly gun violence, both in schools and surrounding neighborhoods. This is the final report and 33 recommendations. (PDF)

Members of the Blue Ribbon Panel on School Safety

Minutes from the Meetings

Minutes from Meeting #1, which was held on Saturday, April 8 (PDF)

with LAUSD Board Member Nick Melvoin

Overview of the Blue Ribbon Panel and of school safety initiatives already utilized by LAUSD 

Minutes from Meeting #2, which was held on Saturday, April 28 (PDF)

with LAUSD Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic

Isolated Children: School Mental Health Resources, Anti-Bullying Initiatives and Restorative Justice

Minutes from Meeting #3, which was held on Sunday, April 29 (PDF)

with LAUSD Board Member Dr. George J. McKenna III

Effects of Children’s Exposure to Violence Off-Campus: Violence in the Home and Community

Minutes from Meeting #4, which was held on Sunday, May 6 (PDF)

Keeping Students Safe from Threats Surrounding Schools

Minutes from Meeting #5, which was held on Saturday, May 12 (PDF)

with LAUSD Board Member Scott Mark Schmerelson

Preventing Access to Guns and Investigating Threats of Violence

Minutes from Meeting #6, which was held on Saturday, June 2 (PDF)

Making School Campuses Safer through Preventative and Responsive Safety Procedures

Minutes from Meeting #7, the final meeting, which was held on Sunday, June 3 (PDF)

with LAUSD Board President Mónica García

Making School Campuses Safer through Design and Infrastructure.