|Submitted||May 6, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
All memos, budgets, proposed budgets, presentations, and emails from the dates 01/01/2012 to 04/09/18 mentioning the use of, spending on, and/or consideration of bulletproof shelters for use in schools in the state.
An example of one such company that produces bulletproof shelters is the company called Shelter in Place (http://shelterinplace.com/pricing), mentioned in this local media report, among others covered in the press in various states: http://abc7ny.com/is-this-bulletproof-school-shelter-the-new-normal/3160640/
I am a member of the press and therefore request that fees be waived.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.
I am writing in response to your open records request received by the Georgia Department of Education (Department) on August 2, 2018. Specifically, you requested information regarding "all memos, budgets, proposed budgets, presentations, and emails from the dates 01/01/2012 to 04/09/18 mentioning the use of, spending on, and/or consideration of bulletproof shelters for use in schools in the state."
The Department does not have any information responsive to this request. This may be a discussion had at the district level.
Georgia Department of Education
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 463-0325 - Phone
(404) 657-8376 - Fax
"Educating Georgia's Future"