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8 Riverside schools to get security upgrade

Andrew Jackson Elementary School in Riverside is shown in this file photo.

February 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Security improvements are on the way for eight schools in Riverside.

The campuses getting upgrades include Jefferson, John Adams, Alcott and Andrew Jackson elementary schools, as well as John W. North High School.

New fences and gates will be installed at an estimated cost of about $1.5 million. The money is expected to come from construction bonds.

The upgrades are intended to stop anyone from leaving or entering campus without going through the office during school hours.