CONCORD, N.H. — Gov. Chris Sununu’s School Safety Preparedness Taskforce is holding its first meeting.

The group is meeting Wednesday at the Statehouse. They will make recommendations to ensure the state has safe schools.

Sununu, a Republican, will provide taskforce members a list of recommended proposals to research and determine how best to implement.

In addition to members of the departments of Homeland Security, Education, and state police, members from the police and fire organizations, schools, mental health organizations, parents and students have been chosen.

A new fund is investing nearly $20 million in state funds directly to communities by making long overdue infrastructure and security upgrades, including reinforced windows and doors, state-of-the-art exterior door locking systems, and early detection systems.

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