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Quinn discusses school safety in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn was in Springfield Tuesday discussing safety in Illinois schools.

Quinn, along with over 50 other officials, were at the State Emergency Operations Center in Springfield discussing ideas on school safety.

Quinn said it's an opportunity for the entire community to open up the lines of communication.

"We never can have silence about violence," Quinn said. "We want to education all of those who come through the school building, including the students, that being silent about potential violence is a very dangerous thing."

Implementing new safety programs would require both state and local funding.

Quinn called on local governments to step up, and said the state will continue searching for resources amid the budget crisis.

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