Keeping schools safe: Gun control grabs the headlines, but more is needed to protect teens
Sandy Hook. Like Columbine before it, the name will forever be attached to school violence. Yet beyond the gun control rhetoric that has steered much of the subsequent political debate, school officials know what really goes into protecting students on a daily basis. From Code Red lockdown protocols and peer outreach initiatives to one Minnesota community’s bold initiative to move a police chief into the principal’s office, ThreeSixty writers explore the complicated layers required to keep Twin Cities schools safe.