'Terrified': Teachers, kids hit hard by shooter drills

“We are living in a reactive time where schools are adopting policies which have no evidence of protecting schools and can actually create more anxiety for staff and kids — hiding under desks, arming kindergartners with cans of food is the wrong direction,” said Nancy Rappaport, a part time associate professor in psychiatry at Harvard medical school. “Building safe communities is about creating caring relationships, anonymous tip lines and a culture where kids share their concerns.”


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