Is My Young Child Safe at School?

The next time she sees the images of flashing red lights and S.W.A.T. teams in riot gear bloating the television screen at the bagel shop, tell her it was just a little accident.

“Where?” she’ll ask.

“At a school,” you’ll say.

“What happened?”

“I don’t know.”

But you do know.

Of course you know why mothers and fathers are standing behind barriers at 10:45 a.m. watching high-school students stream from exits, their faces red and swollen and mottled with tears.

– See more at: http://www.damemagazine.com/2014/12/10/my-young-child-safe-school#sthash.LHWpPWW8.dpuf

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One Response to Is My Young Child Safe at School?

  1. John Coleman says:

    Amen. I just heard an NPR story about torture being portrayed as effective in television suspense shows; experts say rapport building works way better. Of course, viewers fancy the rough stuff. Ah well. Peace and best, John

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