#schoolshooting | Florida schools should have realistic active shooter drills

“This is progress — this is going to make the schools safer,” said commissioner Max Schachter, whose 14-year-old son Alex died in the Feb. 14, 2018, attack that left 17 dead and 17 wounded. However, commissioners rejected Schachter’s proposal that students be taught how to counterattack an assailant. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, the commission’s chairman, said that would be too controversial in parts of the state.

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