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April 19, 2013

Superintendents: Schools already taking steps to boost security

Ada —

The Latta school district should have no problem complying with the state’s new school safety laws, since the district has already implemented some of those measures, Superintendent Cliff Johnson said Thursday.

“There’s nothing wrong at all with the law,” he said. “I think it’s things schools are already doing.”

Johnson’s comments came two days after Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law four bills designed to boost school safety. The bills were based on recommendations from the Oklahoma Commission on School Security, which was established as a result of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in December.

Twenty elementary-age children and six adults were killed in the massacre in Newtown, Conn.

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