It has been almost two decades since Columbine. I remember watching those events unfold on TV with a college roommate, feeling shocked, bewildered, outraged, overwhelmed. It was not normal. It is not normal. Yet, it is normal for today’s schools to practice lockdown drills from pre-school through twelfth grade in case such terror reoccurs. Yesterday, terror returned, but, for most of us, it seems distant, far away, surreal. My first year after college, I taught at a private school and we took our students to the neighboring park every afternoon. One spring day I was watching my fourth through...Read More
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