As active shooter drills become more common in schools, there’s debate over what type of drill is best. Do hyper realistic drills better prepare students, or are they unnecessarily traumatizing? Join students from PBS NewsHour’s student reporting labs as they investigate which kind of drills are most effective.
This is a special collab with PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs, co-produced with students from Northview High School in Covina, California.
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What are active shooter drills?
Active shooter drills are drills where students, teachers, staff and law enforcement practice what to do in case of a shooter on campus.
What are the different types of active shooter drills?