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Ben Wilcox, the state school security marshal at the Department of Criminal Justice Training, left, and Jon Akers, director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, testified four bills enacted by the General Assembly have helped those tasked with school safety do their jobs during a Joint Interim Education Committee meeting Friday. (Tom Latek | Kentucky Today)

Keeping Kentucky schools safe, in the wake of school shootings across the nation, was the topic of discussion for the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Education Committee during a Friday meeting in Frankfort.

Jon Akers, director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, testified that there were four bills enacted by the General Assembly that have really helped him and others tasked with school safety do their jobs.

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