Limiting school campuses to a single entry point, requiring all classrooms to have an interior locking device and hiring a safety director to oversee security at Los Angeles schools were among the recommendations in a report released Tuesday by City Attorney Mike Feuer.

The School Safety Report was developed in response to testimony and public input gathered by the Los Angeles School Safety Blue Ribbon Panel, which held a series of meetings across the city in recent weeks.

The panel was created after a gun brought to campus by a 12-year-old girl accidentally discharged inside a Salvador Castro Middle School classroom, injuring two students, in the Westlake district of Los Angeles on Feb. 1. The group held meetings in each of the seven Los Angeles Unified School District’s school board districts.

“Our Blue Ribbon Panel exemplified the power of bringing together students, parents, educators, other stakeholders and experts to tackle one of the most significant issues of our time,” Feuer said. “The panel’s recommendations would make a real impact on school safety, and I strongly encourage the public to join us by reviewing the draft report and weighing in online. This has been a broadly inclusive project from the start, and I look forward to any additional public input on ways to keep our children safe.”

The preliminary report will be available online for public comment until noon Thursday at www.lacityattorney.org/blueribbon. A final report will be issued by Feuer on Aug. 6.

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