Speaker Delivers Opening Remarks to the House Select Committee on School Safety

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) delivered opening remarks to the first meeting of the state House Select Committee on School Safety on Wednesday, telling members and the public that “threats to schools are an appalling reality we have to confront.” 

The committee’s first agenda includes the State Bureau of Investigation, the N.C. Emergency Management Division, the Center for Safer Schools and the N.C. School Psychology Association.

The committee plans to hear presentations from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and reconvene at 2:00 p.m. for a member comment period.

“We owe it to students to make North Carolina schools a space where they can excel,” Moore told the committee Wednesday. 

We have an obligation to be leaders for our children and create not just schools, but a society, where they are safely able to succeed.” 

Opening remarks to the North Carolina House Select Committee on School Safety: “As parents, our highest priority is keeping children safe.”

Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Wednesday, March 21, 2018