Districts consider security upgrades after Sandy Hook tragedy

As area students return to school from winter break, some will notice new cameras or buzzers at the front entrances of their buildings.

Clark-Pleasant and Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson schools are adding buzzers to the entrances of all buildings. The upgrades at Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson already were planned, but Clark-Pleasant decided to add the buzzers after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut last month, interim Superintendent Becky Courtney-Knight said.

The additions are meant to give the schools more control over who can enter their buildings.

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