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.
Dr. Amy Klinger is flying solo in this episode as she discusses some of the recent litigation, incidents, and concerns as the investigation into the Parkland shooting continues. What are the implications for accountability in a tragedy such as this?
In the first episode of the School Safety News podcast, school safety experts Amy and Amanda Klinger discuss two significant crisis events that occurred on opposite coasts on the same day, requiring two school districts to initiate multiple response protocols in a short, but chaotic time. More importantly, what are the lesson learned for all schools on this tragic day.