Local Schools Using App In Case of Threat

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Keeping our kids safe at school? There's an app for that. 

A new app that several local school districts are using could alert staff of a threat with the touch of a button. Navigate Prepared lets teachers and staff initiate a lockdown fast. It works with local law enforcement so that calls to 911 don't need to be made, which can save precious time. It’s a simple thing that could save lives and definitely helps protect our kids. 

Now, the app isn't up and running yet but should be in the fall. 

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