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Schools on Guard After Recent Shootings

After a spate of bloody schoolhouse attacks in the past month, school districts around the country are reviewing their emergency plans. Some are looking for ways to tighten security even as they acknowledge the limits on their ability to stop a determined killer. “We want to harden the target,” said William Lassiter, manager of North Carolina’s Center for the Prevention of School Violence. Noting that two recent cases involved outsiders looking for a place to make a gruesome statement, he said administrators should do small things — limiting access, making sure all doors are locked — “to make it at least look like the school would be a less vulnerable target.” Full Story

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