School Safety Free Period 9.23.19

In recent days we've seen lots of media attention and public outcry about two contrasting interpretations of school safety awareness. In what ways are controversies about school shooting sweatshirts or Sandy Hook Promise's "gut punch" videos furthering the school safety conversation? And what are the implications for teachers and administrators as we struggle to keep our students safe from all kinds of hazards?

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School Safety Free Period - The Active Shooter Paradox: Two Things Can Be True at the Same Time

As we start a new school year, parents', teachers', and students' thoughts turn to the threat of a school shooting. In just the last 2 weeks there have been several thwarted plots, and a shooting at a high school football game in Alabama. Yet statistics show us that kids are more likely to die by drowning or a bicycle accident than a school shooting. Can both of these contradictory notions be true at once? Join us for a lively discussion of the active shooter paradox.