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MD School Superintendent Impressed With School Security Changes

September 20th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

School districts across Maryland have implemented an array of security changes since the Newtown massacre last year to try to make classrooms safer.  Video cameras; Electronic card-key access; Metal detectors; Panic button;. Lockdown drills; and bulletproof whiteboards are some of the measures implemented. School security dominated much of the Allegany County School Board’s budget process and a county commission appointed committee headed by Sheriff Craig Robertson developed a new plan.  When students returned to classrooms last month, they were  be greeted by an array of security measures schools have crafted in response to the Dec. 14 massacre in Newtown, Conn., where a 20-year-old intruder killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Overall, statewide, Maryland’s School Superintendent Lillian Lowery is impressed with what she has witnessed early on…





 

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