Newton (Mass.) Schools tp Get Door Buzzers, Cameras by End of April

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

New security measures adopted after the Connecticut school shooting are expected to be in place at all of the Newton’s elementary and middle schools by the end of April.

The district is spending $556,000 to install cameras and buzzers at entrances, replace doors and put in new hardware and electric wiring at the schools, said Newton Superintendent David Fleishman.

The new equipment will go into 20 of the district’s buildings, including all the elementary and middle schools, and the administrative center, which houses a preschool and high school program.

Much of the work will happen over April vacation and officials hope to have it complete by the end of that month.

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