By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

School Officials Assess Security Measures — Brevard NC


Last updated 12/19/2012 at 12:22pm

In the aftermath of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., local schools are taking a look at their safety procedures to ensure every precaution is being taken to prevent such a tragedy from unfolding here.

Officials say now more than ever schools need to be seen as much as a safe haven as an educational institution.

“I think that people nowadays are always very concerned, justifiably so, about the safety of their child in school,” said Jeff McDaris, Transylvania County Schools (TCS) superintendent. “Obviously one of our most important roles is...

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