SANTA FE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A school district just south of Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago.
The Santa Fe Independent School District’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to spend the money on security measures at Santa Fe High School, including new door locks, a lobby security vestibule and a new alarm system.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
The vote is the first major approval of renovations since the May 18 attack in which 10 people were killed and 13 were injured. The 17-year-old student accused of carrying out the attack faces a number of charges, including capital murder and aggravated assault of a peace officer.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
More than 100 residents met at City Hall this week to voice concerns over the approval process and the district’s lack of communication.Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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