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Written by Mark Lineberger   
Saturday, 18 May 2013 00:00

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left more than two dozen dead last December, including 20 young children, schools across the country have taken a hard look at the safety measures they have in place and how they might possibly be improved.

The Clarkdale-Jerome School District is considering measures to improve safety and security of their school including installing cameras and fencing.Some ideas, like an unannounced drill at an Oregon school where two men entered a teacher’s meeting and started firing blanks, might be a little too much for some.

At the Clarkdale-Jerome School District, the administration is taking the approach of querying residents of the district on what measures they would like to see in place.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, May 1, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.