Bulletproof shelters for schools (Department of Education)

Erik Franco filed this request with the Department of Education of Mississippi.
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From: Erik Franco

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Mississippi Public 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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Erik Franco

From: Department of Education

Dear Erik Franco:
We have received your request for public records addressed to the Department of Education, PRA Office, 359 N West Street, Jackson, MS 39201. Your specific request is for public records pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act as follows:
Pursuant to the Mississippi Public 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 7 business days, as the statute requires.
Our agency, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, does not have any records pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act.

Respectfully,

William R. Thornton
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of General Counsel / Governmental Affairs
PO Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Phone: (573) 751-3527
Fax: (573) 751-4881
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From: Erik Franco

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Erik Franco

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