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Schools are not Battlefields

written by Colleen Tirtirian February 14, 2020
Schools are not Battlefields

When children go to school, they should not have to worry about certain things. Being shot is one of those; yet, this is the reality for children in America. School should not be a battlefield. Now that my twins are nearly school age, I recently wrote a letter to them about my wishes for them as they enter that transition.

To My Children,

In a few years, you will be in Kindergarten; I worry about this transition not only for the usual reasons that parents worry about sending their children to school — long days away from home, social changes, growing up — but because you will start to partake in lockdown drills.

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