Students returned to Texas' Santa Fe High School on Tuesday for the first time since a mass shooting on May 18 killed 10.
The school put additional security in place for the transition back to a regular class schedule, The Associated Press reports, banning backpacks and large purses and requiring all students to show identification. The high school also closed most entrances, requiring all students to line up and enter a single door at the front of the campus.
That particular security measure harkens back to a statement that Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) made in the hours following the deadly shooting. "There are too many entrances and too many exits to our over 8,000 campuses in Texas," said Patrick. "Maybe we need to look at limiting the entrance and the exits into our schools so that we can have law enforcement looking at the people who come in one or two entrances."
It's unclear how long the school will keep the majority of its doors closed off, reports AP, but the increased police presence will reportedly be in place for the remainder of the week, which also marks the end of the school year. The classrooms where the shooting took place have been blocked. Read more at The Associated Press. Summer Meza