New Jersey requires schools to hold at least 2 security drills a year
This was not a drill. Police arrived. Bomb-sniffing dogs barked as they hunted through the halls. Some students and staff were evacuated, others were locked down in their classrooms. Yet the potentially chaotic scene at Highland Park High School on Oct. 20 — caused by an unattended and, ultimately, harmless backpack near an outdoor stairwell — was the picture of order, according to school officials.
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