Brooklyn Jewish school installs bullet-resistant classroom doors

The installation at Bnos Menachem started last week. An Orthodox girls’ school in Brooklyn has installed bullet-resistant classroom doors to keep out shooters. Bnos Menachem in the heavily Hasidic Crown Heights neighborhood is the first of more than 50 Jewish schools and synagogues in Brooklyn to have the 150-pound metal

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Local School District Buying Hundreds of Bullet-Resistant Doors

A Hudson Valley school district is going above and beyond to keep their students and staff safe. In the wake of last week’s mass shootings, many people are wondering what we can do to prevent more tragedies like this from happening.  While politicians and lobbyists continue to argue instead of

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School Shooting Safe Room: A Simple Solution to Save Lives

Despite all the talk about curbing gun violence and securing our schools, school violence is still on the rise. Parents are scared to send their children to school. Teachers and students are scared to be at school. Lockdown drills and inconsistent safety measures are affecting students’ mental health and academic

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Is it Real, or is it a Lockdown?

School legislatures around the country are now stepping in, acknowledging the issue that school shootings are causing. They’ve been emphasizing the critical importance of lockdown drills to support the school’s overall safety plan. We do need to prepare for the case of an active shooter, but what about the mental

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