Portland Police Officer Charles Saguil reads from the training manual at the school resource officers training session.

Portland Police Officer Charles Saguil reads from the training manual at the school resource officers training session.

Jonathan House/The Portland Tribune

Increased security will be the new normal for many students across the country at the beginning of the next school year.

But not at Portland Public Schools.

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 in February, students will notice new fences, gates, surveillance cameras, ID requirements and armed school resource officers. Similar upgrades can be found in many of the nation’s other schools, too, in reaction to the massacre.

Although Portland school district officials have been discussing the need for increased security, they have not yet arranged for more school resource officers or spent much of the $5 million set aside for safety improvements in the most recently approved bond measure.

Read the whole story at the Portland Tribune.