Posted by: apnews.com A better solution is doors that lock from the inside and can be opened from the outside with a key, said Jim Narva, the association’s national director. The group cites research by the Sandy Hook commission that found no shooter has ever breached a locked classroom door.
The 39 incidents that occurred in educational environments (27 schools, 12 IHEs) resulted in 117 individuals killed and 120 wounded. Note that in this study, schools are defined as pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (PreK-12) educational facilities; incidents that occurred at school-related facilities such as school administration buildings are also included in this category. Incidents in educational facilities account for some of the higher casualty counts.