New school security measures include bulletproof backpacks
from By: Michelle R. Matisons (commentary)
In the wake of the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 students and staff at Parkland, Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some say the public is growing numb to school shootings. But some parents are taking bold steps to ensure the safety of their children, including the purchase of bulletproof backpacks. Yes, you read it right: bulletproof backpacks. In addition to holding the usual school-related items, they also double as bulletproof shields.
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