AFTER THE SCHOOL SHOOTING IN FLORIDA, ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS STARTING SURPRISE ACTIVE SHOOTER!
District officials said they received numerous inquiries about school security procedures and preparedness for active shooter incidents after a deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday.
Officials say they have multiple procedure in place in order to keep students safe, and they are constantly reviewing and updating those plans.
The district’s executive director of safety and security said each high school and middle school has metal detectors and resource officers who are trained to respond to active shooter scenarios.
It has also been stated by Dr. Marquenta Sands Hall that schools are also required to conduct several drills throughout the school year, and she wants to start doing surprise active shooter drills.
Hall said there are no plans to arm teachers. But, Hall said APS keeps an eye on students expelled for violence in case they try to return to school property.
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