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Editorial: School safety needs multi-pronged approach
Stronger security, behavioral training among solutions to keeping campuses safe
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Sgt. Chris Jones, left, and Officer Griggs Wall, of the Gainesville Police Department, watch as Gainesville High School students make their way to buses parked out front Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. - photo by Scott Rogers
Those of previous generations remember the days when the school yard was a place of innocent fun, the constant chatter of children, maybe the sound of ball on bat or a basketball dribbling. The school itself was a public center where parents, kids and neighbors interacted freely and came and went at will.