Derby voters approve new safety measures for schools

DERBY, Kan. (KWCH) Voters agree Derby Public Schools need to be safer.

They approved the $114 million measure 53 to 47 percent.

Voters were asked three questions on a bond issue. The first dealt with school security and building a new elementary school.

Improvements will include classroom locks and adding a panic button for teachers and students to use in case of an emergency.

The second and third questions focused on expansions for physical education, extracurricular activities at Derby High and upgrades to athletic facilities.

Both were voted down.