Marion County looks to step up school security
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The carefree days of unsearched bookbags and open school campus' may be coming to an end in one North Central Florida county.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â TheÂ Marion County school board met to discuss a proposal to spend a little overÂ 138-thousand dollars on school security last Thursday.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Marion County School BoardÂ member Ron Crawford says, "If there are ways we can make our campus a little safer, then we need to take a look at it."
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The boardÂ decided to evaluate the school's weaknesses individually and then decide if gates, metal detectors, or cameras will help.
by Sarah Pusateri WCJB TV 20 News
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