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Schools to get safety upgrades
MONROE - The Monroe school board took steps on Monday toward making safety-related improvements to school buildings, all of which are funded by the recent referendum. A new phone system, video surveillance systems and building access controls will be installed throughout the district this summer, according to Business Administrator Ron Olson. Phone system The district's aging phone system will be replaced by a new Cisco system with emergency notification and paging capabilities from Core BTS, a company with offices in Madison, at a cost of about $208,400.