Detroit district will spend $41 million to upgrade security

March 5, 2010
Surveillance cameras, new police facility will be added
FromThe Detroit Free Press: Officials in Detroit Public Schools are spending $41 million to beef up security with video cameras, student ID cards and a new police headquarters. District officials say fear of gang violence, theft and other crimes worry parents even more than low achievement. It is blamed for an enrollment decline in the last decade of about 85,000 students. ALSO...from The Detroit News: Upgrades call for 100 cameras in every high school.

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