Should Students Be Trained for School Shootings?

The images of the children leaving their elementary school in Newtown, Conn., after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School leave me with the same chill of disbelief that I think all of us share. They brought to mind, too, a program that Nancy Rappaport, associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of school-based programs for the Cambridge Health Alliance, drew to my attention last week: ALICE, for alert, lockdown, inform, counter, evacuate.


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