Fulton County school district considering buzzer entry system - KMSP-TV

Fulton County school district considering buzzer entry system

ATLANTA (AP) - Fulton County school board officials say they're considering spending more than $425,000 to install door buzzer entry systems in the county's public schools.

The board is expected to vote on the proposal during an Oct. 15 meeting, and officials say the systems would be paid for through the county's one-percent local option sales tax.

Superintendent Robert Avossa told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1aaSGn0 ) district officials have been considering the security measure since last year. Avossa says video and audio monitoring components could give the schools "an added layer of security."

District spokeswoman Susan Hale says if approved, the systems would be installed at elementary schools beginning in November. The systems would be installed in the district's middle and high schools by the end of the school year.

 

Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Cedartown senior dies in car wreck

    Cedartown senior dies in car wreck

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:46:13 GMT
    A Cedartown High School senior was killed in a car accident Tuesday morning.
    A Cedartown High School senior was killed in a car accident Tuesday morning.
  • APD supervisor arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

    APD supervisor arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:25:23 GMT
    An Atlanta Police supervisor has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
    An Atlanta Police supervisor has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
  • Worker struck by lightning in Marietta

    Worker struck by lightning in Marietta

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:30:05 GMT
    The Marietta Fire department confirms a worker was injured Tuesday afternoon when lightning struck his work site.
    The Marietta Fire department confirms a worker was injured Tuesday afternoon when lightning struck his work site.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices