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REMO ARTICLES IN THE MEDIA

SCHOOL SHOOTINGS IN THE MEDIA

Until recently, the effects lockdowns and lockdown drills would have on students were not considered. We are beginning to see articles written about the terror lockdowns and lockdown drills cause students. The REMO Classroom Door alleviates the stress of lockdown drills and lockdowns by turning classrooms into safe rooms. 

Below are some articles we have highlighted.

Active Shooter And Other Drills At School Are Giving Kids A Lifetime Of Anxiety

What I didn’t plan for were the sleepless nights he would endure because of decisions other adults make: the decisions by schools to immerse small children into a world full of grown-up fears.

Life

Life

‘The Harsh Dilemma Of Preparing Kids For The Worst At School.’ Anna Almendrala. February 19, 2014 – Updated December 6, 2017

Medium

Medium

‘Please Excuse My Child From Class Today. When Schools Ask Kids To Do The Dance of Death.’ Brenna Demands. May 24, 2018.

Fatherly

Fatherly

‘Active Shooter Drills Are Traumatizing a Generation There’s scant evidence that students internalize skills acquired during active shooter drills and plenty that they are traumatized by those experiences.’ Joshua A. Krisch. May 01 2018.

The New York Times

The New York Times

‘This Is Not a Drill’: 11 Students on the Terror of Lockdowns.’ Kelly Virella and Josephine Sedgwick. March 16, 2018

Child Mind Institute

‘My school’s new emergency plan includes lockdown drills. How can we keep them from scaring the kids?
Practicing a plan to keep everyone safe can actually make children feel more confident.’ Jamie Howard, PhD.

In the year since Parkland shooting

Parkland Shooting

Bergen County task force urges sweeping changes to school security

Bergen County task force urges sweeping changes to school security

BROOKLYN JEWISH SCHOOL INSTALLS BULLET-RESISTANT CLASSROOM DOORS

BROOKLYN SCHOOL INSTALLS BULLET-RESISTANT CLASSROOM DOORS

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 doors installed by an Israel-based manufacturer, the New York Post reported Saturday.

Local School District Buys Hundreds of Bullet Resistant Doors

Local School District Buys Hundreds of Bullet Resistant Doors

A Hudson Valley school district is going above and beyond to keep their students and staff safe.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Democracy Dies in Darkness. ‘What if someone was shooting?’ Steven Rich and John Woodrow Cox. Dec. 26, 2018

Education Week

Education Week

‘I Worry Every Day’: Lockdown Drills Prompt Fear, Self-Reflection After School Shooting.’ Madeline Will. February 20, 2018.

The Atlantic

The Atlantic

What Are Active-Shooter Drills Doing to Kids? The psychological effects of realistic simulations could be dangerous. James Hamblin. Feb 28, 2018

Campus Safety

Campus Safety

School Lockdowns Could Have Psychological Effects on Children. An analysis from the Washington Post found that more than four million children in the U.S. endured school lockdowns last school year.’ Katie Malafronte. December 28, 2018

PBS New Hour

PBS News Hour

‘What I learned when a lockdown drill at our school went wrong.’ April 10, 2015.

Trump opposes 'active shooter drills.

PBS News HourTrump opposes 'active shooter drills.

Do safe schools need armed guards or armed teachers?

PBS News HourDo safe schools need armed guards or armed teachers?