PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Plano ISD is making security changes at all of its middle schools and high schools.
It starts with random metal detector screenings.READ MORE: Keri Hilson Says 'Hip Hop Family Christmas' Is All About 'Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World'
The district informed parents this week.READ MORE: Discover DFW: Families Can Help 'Save Christmas' This Holiday Season
Plano ISD said it’s also upgrading security cameras, fire alarms, public address systems at senior high schools and automated door locks.
In addition, there’s now a requirement for all students in grades 9 through 12 to wear ID badges. The district purchased commercial ID badge printers for high schools and senior highs.MORE NEWS: The Christmas Capital of Texas Is located in North Texas
Each senior high also has marked patrol vehicles and two new staff positions serving as safety monitors.