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STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT DR. JOHN BARGE ON THE SCHOOL SHOOTING IN CONNECTICUT

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 651-7358, mcardoza@gadoe.org

Dorie Turner Nolt, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 656-5594, dnolt@gadoe.org  

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Dec. 14, 2012 - State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge released the following statement today about the school shooting in Connecticut:

"We at the Georgia Department of Education grieve with the victims and families of the senseless tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Generally speaking, schools are safe places for students, but these kinds of incidents remind us to always keep school safety at the forefront. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Sandy Hook Elementary School community." 
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