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Duval will equip high schools with weapons detectors

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Duval County Public Schools is planning weapons detectors like these.

Duval County Public Schools leaders met Tuesday afternoon to discuss a multimillion-dollar proposal to purchase and install weapons detectors in all district high schools.

The board gave a thumbs up to the proposal — and the detectors could be installed and operative within the next six months.

It comes as school districts across the country re-evaluate security infrastructure in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.