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December 23, 2012
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Schools, law enforcement look at safety

In the wake of the recent shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, communities across the nation are looking at school security.And Carson City is no exception. “Safety is not just one thing,” said Richard Stokes, superintendent of the Carson City School District. “It touches every aspect of what we do. Everything from transportation to how to monitor student activity in the buildings.”While much of the recent focus has been on intruders, Stokes said, the district works to protect students from any harm.“When parents drop off children to our schools, the schools are essentially expected to act ‘in loco parentis,' Latin …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 25, 2012 12:32AM Published Dec 23, 2012 02:42AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.