As of July 2019, there were 22 school shootings in the United States in which someone was hurt or killed.
Keeping up with the fast pace of New York City can be a difficult task for some schools.
Education officials say they are confused by competing guidance coming from the CDC and The White House, some of which states that temporary school closures will do little to contain the spread of COVID-19.
500,000 educators will have the opportunity to weigh in on mental health, violence in schools and what they need to make their schools safer.
The AFT and NEA have released a paper stating that they do not recommend shooter drills and issued six key guidelines for districts that continue to conduct the drills.
• The Fast Pace of Campus Security
• All Too Common
• Safeguarding Your Athletic Fields
• Stop in Your Tracks