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Manuel Moreno, right, walks his daughter Jady, 6, to the Morris Street elementary school on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Danbury, Conn. (Mary Altaffer/AP)
Manuel Moreno, right, walks his daughter Jady, 6, to the Morris Street elementary school on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Danbury, Conn. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

By all accounts Sandy Hook Elementary was better prepared than most: It had a new buzzer and camera system that visitors were required to go through to be admitted. It had lockdown procedures and safety drills and a good relationship with local first responders.

And yet, a gunman was still able to infiltrate the school and kill 26 people, before turning the gun on himself.

How do we make schools safer? Is it just about surveillance cameras, metal detectors and locked doors?

We'll take a look at school safety in Massachusetts.

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This segment aired on December 18, 2012.

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