Published DateSome local school districts will be asking voters for money to beef up security following the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in December. Madison School Board has a $12,000 article on the warrant to purchase a camera and a buzzer system for the front door. Conway School Board will discuss proposed security measures at its meeting on Monday. A member of an advisory budget committee in Madison said she'd like to see a more "strategic" and "orderly" security plan put together, but school board chair Jim Curran said the $12,000 article was a start.
This week's Tele-Talk question: Is security lacking in local schools, and should more money be allocated for security?