Nye County Schools Install Cameras in Classrooms – March 20, 2012

When it comes to safety and student academic achievement, school security professionals and administrators can sometimes be at odds. The former can be too focused on security and emergency management while the latter can be too focused on their institution’s educational mission. Although both groups of individuals genuinely believe they are looking out for the best interests of the children in their charge, disagreements often arise, especially when limited resources are at stake.  Fortunately, Nye County (Nev.) schools have discovered a way to improve student engagement in class while also increasing campus safety and security. It’s a solution that combines an audio system that amplifies a teacher’s voice, along with a panic alarm system and security cameras.

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