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in the Springfield school district now have phones in every classroom in an
effort to keep students safe.
the event of an emergency, the phones can be used for communication across the
Kathryn Hott says there are two positives to the new phone system: Safety and
there ever was an issue or an emergency, it's a quick way to communicate," Hott
said. "It's a great enhancement of communication between home and school,
parent to teacher."
says the phones are part of a comprehensive security program in all schools.
been such a positive thing for us because we were able to do it saving money
from our old system," she said.
March, staff participated in active shooter training. The district is currently
in the process of conducting individual building surveys. Hott says they'll be
able to see if there are any areas in the need of more training.