Nebraska teachers thinking ahead after Florida shooting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the days after Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school in Parkland, Florida, pulled a fire alarm and opened fire, Norris High School teacher Mary Schlieder stood in her classroom and took stock — then cleared out a closet.

She figured she could squeeze two, maybe three of her students in there if the unthinkable happened, but she wondered as she did this, if she was overreacting to the news of yet another deadly school shooting.

So she asked a group of teachers that day: Am I being irrational?

The answer from her coworkers was a resounding no, a waterfall of "I...

 

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