Town hall meetings on school discipline


Special to The Times



Sen. Emanuel Jones (D - Decatur) will host town hall meetings on Monday, July 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Eagle’s Landing Middle School and Wednesday, July 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Stockbridge Middle School to discuss school discipline issues in Henry County with the public.

The meeting will focus on putting together a methodology on how School Resource Officers can better interact and engage with students and will include a presentation by Henry County Sheriff Keith McBrayer. Sen. Jones will also be joined by members of the Henry County School Board Dr. Donna McBride and Anette Edwards.

A panel discussion with the Henry County School Board, DeKalb County Deputy Sheriff, Attorney Mike Tafelaki, and the School Board Association will follow.

Eagle’s Landing Middle School is located at 295 Tunis Road in McDonough. Stock-bridge Middle School is located at 533 Old Conyers Road in Stockbridge.

Sen. Emanuel Jones represents the 10th Senate District, which includes portions of DeKalb and Henry counties. He may be reached at 404-656-0502 or by email at emanuel.jones@senate.ga.gov