HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – An additional 435 schools across Connecticut are receiving state funding to improve school security in the wake of last year’s deadly mass school shooting in Newtown. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced […]
Speaking to the board at the start of the meeting, several parents said the money would be better spent on things other than armed guards, like physical improvements in the school buildings, or more security drills.
The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission hears from school security experts at Friday’s session.
School systems across Connecticut already have emergency plans, but some lawmakers and school officials say minimum standards, more mandatory drills and additional training should be considered following the deadly massacre last month in Newtown.