School gets system-wide upgrade

At the meeting of the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education on Thursday, June 13, the board heard a report from on the installation of the video surveillance systems in a system-wide initiative by Technology Coordinator Jamie Burkett.

“We're upgrading all of our camera systems,” said Burkett. “We're doing to in phases. We've just gotten the funding, so now we have the ability to do both phases, a system-wide upgrade.”

Burkett said the upgrade includes a camera in every classroom, in school hallways and outside all of the schools.

“It's a centrally managed system that can be a...