Anything that gives us advantages over the shooter the better. Those drills will teach us what to grab and how to do certain things then just to sit in a dark corner waiting for the shooter to come in and slaughter you. In conclusion, us Americans have not learned yet over the past couple of decades that we need way better school security. The more the better. Every small improvments will help your kids not become a victim of a school shooting.
How does the killing spree of killing 28 elementary kids get your attention and make you want to open your eyes and think about other kids attending school in the United States. There have been 18 school shootings in 2 months, and that makes nobody want to stand up and do something about it. I believe if a police officer is stationed inside of the school, they have a chance to prevent the killer from doing more damage. For example, last August a gun discharged in a 5 year olds backpack, to prevent that the kid could have walked through a metal detector and prevented that incident even though nobody was injured. In total there have been 500 school associated violent deaths in the past 20
Or if teaching gun safety to them would have the greater impact on lowering the numbers of deaths and injuries due to firearms. But after doing my research I found a good solution to the problem that both sides will most likely agree on. The solution found was that it would be the best to teach children the proper safety precautions and how to use guns, but only teach them in school without them ever actually coming into contact with any. (Moore) Both sides can agree on this solution because kids would be learning about gun safety, but they won’t ever have to touch a gun since it’s in a school environment. All in all any issue that has to do with kids and their safety people should really work to find a solution that they all feel would work the best.
After the Columbine shooting in 1999, schools installed metal detectors and shifted restrooms away from entryways (Chavez, Elassar). It is great that schools are taking action after a terror happens, but metal detectors are not the way to increase school safety. If teachers are able to hold guns, students have to walk through a metal detector everyday, surveillance cameras are watching every move, and police officers are standing at every corner, children are going to think school is a violent place where violence is expected to occur (Warnick, Johnson, Rocha). School will end up to be exactly like prison, creating a harsh environment for students. As source C illustrates, aisle 1 has school supplies like backpacks, notebooks, and markers while aisle 2 has whistles, pepper spray, and tasers.
Although having the freedom to put any belonging in lockers, it would be an advantage to have locker searches. If there was an adolescent that was putting certain possessions of theirs that were horrific to be on a school campus then there would be nothing you could do unless they had locker searchers. If there were a fellow student that had a firearm in their locker, would it be essential that administrators search the lockers in order to diffuse a dangerous encounter that takes the lives of students? An important reason that the majority of schools should have locker searches every other month is that there would probably be reduced violence at schools than there is now. If someone may of appropriated something the staff has been looking for, then the searchers would find what they have been unaccounted for.
Some stores are ceased to sell firearms and ammunition. The Columbine Massacre affected many people and school safety. Schools have started a better environment and better education. They made a better environment by putting policies and cameras in halls. Parents don’t have to worry anymore about school safety because of the new 4http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/04/20/columbine.school.safety/index.html 5http://knkx.org/post/how-school-security-has-changed-columbine-and-how-its-stayed-same6http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/04/20/columbine.school.safety/index.html 7https://sites.psu.edu/sjt5407/2016/08/25/hello-world/ the columbine massacre parents all around the
Throughout the book a lot of harsh language was used, along with ideas that may be considered inappropriate. This book should be taught to High School students across the country, and it should not be a banned book. To Kill a Mockingbird teaches students morals, and ethics. The book is still partially accurate to what some people go through even in today’s world, and what the books reads is still a part of history that should not be covered up and tucked away. To Kill a Mockingbird should still be taught in school systems, and should not be a banned book because the novel focuses on a part of history that should not be ignored.
For the most part that is true, however most students that take the time to go get a permit to carry a handgun are more responsible than those who like to party and act out. In addition, the state laws prohibit the carry of a firearm if they are under the influence. The job of protecting campuses should be left to professionals some might say, however if an attacker walks into a classroom and there is only one way in and out by the time the cops get there it will more than likely be too late. That is another reason concealed carry should be allowed on campus. If there is just one person carrying in that classroom the whole situation could be changed for the better.
Although the attack was almost twenty years ago, the Columbine High School shooting forever changed American schools. To this day, educators, parents, and American communities search for a compromise between school safety and America’s right to bear arms. Multiple regulations and laws have been set in place to make obtaining weapons more difficult, but people are still finding ways around the system. Since the incident at Columbine High School, school shootings have become a common occurrence and little to nothing has been done to resolve the issue of gun violence in America. It’s time to take action before another innocent life is taken too early.
School uniforms, school uniforms have been debated among the states with tons of studies that say they help with school issues and other studies that contradict school uniforms have no significant change. In order to save money schools shouldn’t be adding more costs to school, school should be cheaper, its fundamental to all kids to learn and not for the parents to be spending more money on school uniforms especially with families on a tight budget. The issue of school uniforms has been around 1969 ever since the US Supreme Court issued a law that kids could protest if it wasn’t disruptive. Bill Clinton also supported this because he didn’t want to see kids fight over expensive clothing. Over time, it has evolved into a debate whether they