Newtown Anniversary: Schools Disagree Over How to Prepare for Active Shooters
In 2013, Las Cruces High School in New Mexico created a training video to teach students how to perform a “lockdown” drill.
Today, the way schools prepare for active shooters on campus runs the gamut. Some, like Las Cruces, practice lockdowns. Others, conversely, plan to evacuate students. There are also efforts to train school resource officers and even arm teachers. But mostly, there’s major disagreement on what the best approach is.