Debate Over Ways To Improve School Safety
Last week’s horrific attack inside a Connecticut elementary school has sent a wave of anxiety among parents across the country. Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut had a very good security system in place, and the teachers and staff there were well trained, but no system and no amount of training can create a completely secure environment. By every measure students are safer in school than anywhere else. Still, many parents are asking if schools in their own neighborhoods have adequate protections in place for their students: Please join us to discuss school safety.
president of National School Safety Services.
alumni and distinguished professor at Virginia Tech, and author of the novel "Lady Moses" and several poetry books.
safety and security coordinator for Henrico County Public Schools.
vice president of the American Institutes for Research (AIR), AIR Institute fellow and co-director of the Human and Social Development Program.