School districts are improving their physical security, but they might be neglecting the security of their computer infrastructure, if the results of an annual survey are any indication.

The average physical safety rating of K-12 school districts improved by 39 percent over 2007, while the average cyber safety rating declined by 25 percent during the same time period, according to CDW-G's "2008 School Safety Index," which is designed to mark the current state of K-12 school safety. 

"School districts both large and small are embracing advanced technology tools and techniques to make school a safer place for our children," said Bob Kirby,


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