Blunt adds education representative to Regional Homeland Security
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Blunt adds education representative to Regional Homeland Security

Date: October 26, 2006
By: Beverly Rivera
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: Governor Matt Blunt signed an executive order adding an education representative to the state's Regional Homeland Security Teams.

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Jessica Robinson, a spokeswoman for the governor, says the executive order officially brings the education community into the safety discussion.

Robinson says this will ensure schools are actively participating in homeland security plans.

 

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Description: Robinson says the executive order is a simple way to ensure cooperation between schools and homeland security.

 

Robinson says an education representative will be added to each of Missouri's nine Regional Homeland Security Teams to specifically address elementary and secondary education safety concerns.

From the state capitol, I'm Beverly Rivera.

 


Intro: Governor Matt Blunt created a new position to oversee school safety in Missouri's nine Regional Homeland Security Teams.

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According to a news release by the Governor's office, Matt Blunt will be adding education representatives to each regional team to address safety concerns regarding elementary and secondary education.

Jessica Robinson, a spokeswoman for the governor, says education representatives will be efficient because schools will have similar questions about school safety.

 

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Description: Robinson says schools have similar questions regarding major disasters.
 
Robinson says the education representatives will help ensure that schools are actively involved in security planning.
 
From Jefferson City, I'm Beverly Rivera.
 

Intro: Governor Matt Blunt signed an executive order to add education representatives to Regional Homeland Security Teams.

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Jessica Robinson, a spokeswoman for the governor, says this will ensure schools are involved in security planning around the state.

Robinson says communication between the schools and the security teams will come easily due to the education representatives.

 

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Description: Robinson says education representatives will be knowledgeable about Missouri schools

The education representatives will voice the concerns of elementary and secondary schools around Missouri to the Homeland Security Teams.


From Jefferson City, I'm Beverly Rivera