This article takes a positive thing and turns it into a negative. Yes, school shootings are horrible, let’s get that out-of-the-way. This issue is what to do about them, before, during, and after. Teaching folks how to treat wounds etc., should happen anyway, remember 9/11? Stuff happens, be ready.
First, having better security. How many ex-military guys would take a job guarding kids? Retired cops, military, or whatever could take walks in and around schools before and on and off during class in the hallways. Why has this not been accepted? Why are they not allowing teachers who want to get trained and carry to do so? In my opinion, optics. They don’t want it to look bad. More than just that, they are afraid these protectors might turn a weapon on a kid and they seem to always make it about race. This article doesn’t go there but many do, why?
If you dig through the statistics of kids misbehaving they have been careful to hide certain factors. Remember, optics. The powers that be want schools to look so comforting and safe when in reality, they are full of gangs, More information and maybe worse. More information So, an armed school security guard comes across a few young gangbangers beating up on each other, what can they do? This is why it hasn’t been solved already.
Second grade teacher Velina Phelps, from center, looks up at paramedic Don Williams, from right, as Phelps was learning how to fill a cavity with gauze and apply pressure to a wound during a “Stop The Bleed” training session at Warren Middle School in Vincent, OH. on Aug. 19, 2019. When a student recently opened fire at a California high school, staff members did what they were trained to do. They shepherded students to safe spaces, barricaded doors, pulled shades — and, when gunfire struck, used techniques adapted from the battlefield to save lives.
The staffers used two bleeding-control kits […]