More Security for Some Ill. High Schools

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

An armed guard will also be posted soon at Deerfield High School, like the one that Highland Park already has, officials said.

But officials stress that knowing who is in the buildings at all times is the safety feature that best protects students and staff. District 113 Superintendent George Fornero said architectural drawings, specifications and bid sheets will be discussed at the Jan. 28 board of education meeting.

District architect Perkins + Will has long recommended beefing up school entrances, Fornero said.

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