Lindley Estes writes about Spotsylvania County schools, King George County Schools and other issues of interest to the community.
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Coming soon: A regional look at school security needs
The Free Lance-Star’s reporters are gathering information about the needs of the schools throughout the area to beef up security in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., last month.
Local officials will be working to balance the demands of security and funding as well as providing a safe learning environment that doesn’t feel like a fortress.
Watch for the story soon in The Free Lance-Star and on fredericksburg.com.