Shooter drills needlessly scare children

Although well-intentioned, active shooter drills, first introduced after the 1999 Columbine massacre and now more prevalent after the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting spree, can do more harm than good. It is questionable whether children are indeed better prepared by participating in such charades. But the downside is in needlessly scaring impressionable youngsters and reinforcing the notion that they are in constant danger.

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