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Wichita gets nearly $1 million grant for school security


August 10, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita school district plans to use a nearly $1 million grant to improve security at its schools this year.

The improvements will include upgrading classroom doors that can lock from inside, adding cameras, and buying more metal detectors.

The Wichita Eagle reports a state grant earmarked for school security will finance many of the improvements.

Terri Moses, Wichita's director of safety services, says other improvements include adding defibrillators in every district building.

Moses says the district will buy eight metal detectors but there currently are no plan...

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