Local Voters Nationwide Asked to Fund Beefed-Up School Security

LocalVotersCome Election Day, districts in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Mississippi, and Utah, among other places, will ask their local voters to approve facilities spending that includes features such as new door locks, alarm systems, bulletproof windows, and metal detectors. 

It’s exceedingly difficult to track all of the many local property tax increase requests and borrowing requests that will be on voters’ ballots next week.

But examples from around the country give a glimpse at what local officials are seeking in their quest to “harden” school buildings in the wake of this year’s horrific shootings in Parkland, in Sante Fe, Texas, Charlotte, and elsewhere. Learn more here.