What do we call it? The Flight 93 plan? The Mark Steyn plan? “Duck And Cover 2008,” given that the circumstances are dire but the odds against the training ever being needed are mercifully long? Duck and cover is the opposite of what they’re being told to do, actually.
The arguments against it are that it’ll freak kids out needlessly given the unlikelihood of a school shooting and that it’ll actually backfire by antagonizing a gunman rather than subduing him. Throwing books is fine, after all, but who’s going to tackle the guy when he’s momentarily distracted by ducking? Any cops among the readership have advice? Click the image to watch.