Five Years After Newtown, School Security Hardens

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Schools feel vulnerable to the threat of shootings and students must know what to do in case one happens. School lockdowns and active-shooter training are as commonplace as fire drills. Buzzers and locks have fortified school doors that were once left wide open. The sight of police officers in elementary schools is common. Some districts allow staff members to carry weapons for what they believe is an added layer of security . . .

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