Code red: Schools prepare for the worst with shooter drills

The lights are turned off. The door is locked, windows closed and your homeroom class crowds into a corner of the classroom. For an awkward 10 minutes, everyone stares at the ground, trying not to laugh out of discomfort, until a voice comes on the intercom. "Thank you for participating in the code red drill. The code is now green, and you may proceed to first period."


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