"We got a lot of what we hoped for," Fuller said, referring to personal observations from those outside the district as well.
Much of the discussion focused on what safety measures the district currently has in place, including the number of new security cameras across the district.
MISD also has Crisis Counselors dedicated to bullying on campuses and a Tip 411 line, which allows students to anonymously report if they hear rumors or concerns about safety and security.
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When a tip is sent in, it is sent to about 12 people on the campus, resource officers at the campus, campus counselor and administrative staff. The administrative staff then follows up with the campus and may get the police department involved, if needed, Cunningham said.
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Many parents also asked about the buzzer system, which allows parents and guests access to the schools. Cody Cunningham, chief communications and support services officer at MISD, said fixing the buzzer system is an easy fix because it's a training issue.
"Those changes are coming, and they're coming fast," Cunningham said.
Attendees also said more communication is needed between the district and parents and that open conversations, such as a town hall meeting, need to continue to take place.
McDaniel said all options are on the table but said his biggest takeaway from the meeting is that there are a lot of measures MISD has implemented that the community does not know about. He said the district needs to do a better job at communicating these measures to parents and community members.
Citizens can continue to submit ideas for school safety to [email protected] Fuller said this email will always be open and active for community feedback.