Parents rally for school door alarms following death of autistic teen Avonte Oquendo

The City Council is close to passing the

The City Council is close to passing the proposal into law. (April 11, 2014 11:34 AM)

Parents rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday in support of door alarms to increase school security. 

The City Council is close to passing a law that will require elementary schools, as well as schools for students with special needs, to install alarms on its doors.

The bill comes six months after autistic student Avonte Oquendo walked out of his school undetected. He was found...

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