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About Jaclyn Schildkraut

Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Oswego. See profile: http://www.jaclynschildkraut.com/

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Lockdown Drills Shouldn’t Be Optional: They Just Should Be Done Correctly

Posted by on June 3, 2020

Recent concerns over school lockdown drills raise questions about their efficacy. Although the research base remains small but growing, there is evidence that lockdown drills—done the right way—can prepare students, faculty, and staff to respond in the event of a threat in their building. One study involving a sample of students between the ages of […]