Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School in Galveston County that killed 10 people and injured another 10 has reignited the discussion of campus security.
It is a topic of ongoing discussion at both Bryan and College Station school districts.
"The district continues to engage stakeholders including students, parents, staff and law enforcement regarding school safety and security," Bryan ISD spokesman Matt Kennedy wrote in an emailed statement. "We seek out training and best practices in order to ensure a high level of preparedness for the wide variety of security challenges facing schools and other facilities."
The Bryan school district's focus is not just on enhancements, such as secured entrances, but also preparing employees with drills and training.
"A team of professionals, including law enforcement, meets to review plans and protocols and assess our security efforts to provide a safe and secure atmosphere for learning. The safety and protection of students and staff remain at the forefront of our efforts," Kennedy wrote.
The College Station school district also is continuing its efforts to ensure the safety of their campuses, spokesman Chuck Glenewinkel said.
A school safety and security team has met four times this year, discussing how to make the district's facilities more secure as well as how best to respond to different both natural and man-made tragedies.
"We're looking at an all-hazards approach and evaluating that as well, doing that in conjunction with the Brazos County Sheriff's Department and school resource deputies," he said.
The discussion has been ongoing and will continue through the summer.
"Safety is a 12-month process," he said.
In Santa Fe, 10 people were killed -- nine students and a teacher -- and another 10 people were injured when Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, opened fire in an art classroom in the high school.
Students were in first period when the shooting began at about 7:45 a.m.
Pagourtzis has been charged with capital murder and aggravated assault against a public servant. One of the people injured in the assault was a police officer.
The teenager reportedly used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he took from his father, the owner of the guns.
Law enforcement also scoured the campus as well as a house and vehicle connected with Pagourtzis for explosives.
Gov. Greg Abbott said in a statement Friday in Santa Fe that round-table discussions would be starting next week to discuss the best way for Texas to combat mass shootings in schools.