Freeport School Board meeting tries to calm parents’ fears over security issues

It comes two weeks after police say a student used a box cutter to slash a 14-year-old student in the hallway.

News 12 Staff

Nov 15, 2023, 12:21 PM

Updated 155 days ago

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Residents and parents in Freeport attended a school board meeting Wednesday at New Visions Elementary School.
The school says they checked students for weapons the next day, but parents are calling for more security on sight.
The superintendent tells News 12 that the district is exploring ways to enhance security systems and protocols, adding that there are strategies in place to address the root cause of the violent incidents.


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