Minnesota school district gets bulletproof whiteboards

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COLD SPRING, Minn. — A Minnesota school district where two students were killed in a 2003 shooting unveiled a new device Tuesday aimed at adding a last-ditch layer of safety for teachers and students: bulletproof whiteboards.

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NRA unveils ‘School Shield’ recommendations

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The NRA-backed National School Shield program on Tuesday unveiled recommendations to protect schools from instances of violence, including a model program to train and enable school personnel to carry firearms.

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Armed guards, locked entryways, cameras: Schools seek security after Sandy Hook

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The NRA’s call to put armed police officers in every public school in America has further intensified the debate over how to protect our nation’s children in class, with some districts saying they’re preparing to take just that action and other educators cautioning that doing so sends the wrong message about education.

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