Schools in Portland, Ore., area boost security

Sept. 8, 2010
Officials react after student disappearance earlier this year

From The Portland Oregonian: For years, schools in the Portland, Ore., area have had sign-in sheets and nametags at the front desk. But just as routinely, parents and other visitors blew off the hassle and formality. But after a student’s disappearance from a Portland school in the spring, area schools say they're taking security measures more seriously.

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