Students and parents in Southlake, some still apprehensive over the plan to have armed officers in schools, met the armed police officers who will be assigned to schools for the first time Wednesday.
For some it’s the end of a tradition that has taken place for generations. Security enhancements at many North Texas schools this year may keep parents at the curb.
The new school year is just days away. This year, when thousands of Dallas Independent School District students return to the classroom they’ll be surrounded by better security.
It’s official. There will be more armed officers at schools in the Carroll Independent School District when classes begin in a few weeks.
Administrators in the Plano Independent School District have decided on a new plan to keep students safe in schools. While the human security presence will be increased the district is also taking a digital approach.
In theory, having a security officer or monitor at every school sounds like a great idea; but public funding and budgets make that nearly impossible.
An armed police officer could be in every school in Southlake by the fall, at no cost to the Carroll Independent School District.
The Fort Worth Police Department on Friday will announce a new program to add more security in schools without increasing the numbers of uniformed officers on campus.
The Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees is set to discuss a proposal which would provide an additional $4.5 million to improve campus security across the district’s schools.
One North Texas school superintendent wants more funding for security.
Three state lawmakers want to allow voters to set up special taxing districts to pay for enhanced security at Texas public schools.
There are new security systems headed to elementary schools in one North Texas school district. The Arlington school board is moving ahead to install buzzer/camera systems at all of its 51 elementary schools.