The Texas Tribune reports:
This fall, Texas public schools will be subjected to random inspections to detect weak access points in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting — but a state school safety leader says these reviews will not resemble potentially traumatizing intruder simulations.
Texas School Safety Center plans to start randomly checking school buildings this September, its leaders say, with a goal of inspecting 100% of school districts and 75% of campuses across the state by the end of the school year.
The new “random intruder detection audits” are part of a directive handed down by Gov. Greg Abbott to ensure school buildings are properly secured in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde in May that left 21 people dead and 17 injured.
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The Texas School Safety Center is to conduct “in-person, unannounced, random intruder detection audits” at schools.
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