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Active Shooter Drills REALLY Shouldn’t Be A School Norm…

Ryland Buckingham
25th February 2019

Growing up in the public school system, I can vividly remember having to practice active shooting drills from as early as elementary school. We were taught how to fight off a shooter and were told where to hide or where to escape if a shooter were to ever come in. Children of any age should never have to worry about such a thing, yet the state of our country makes these types of trainings necessary.

I understand that in a place where school shootings are quite common, it makes sense to train students on what to do if this ever occurred in their school. Being prepared and educated can be extremely helpful in a situation like this, so training students for an active shooter is perfectly logical.

I think the children in this country have been cond...

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