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Schools continue to strengthen safety response

You can't put kids in padded cells. You can't surround them with bubble wrap or follow them everywhere they go. You can't refuse to let them leave the house.

So how can you feel confident that the people you love most in this whole world are going to be safe at a time when school shootings seem to be on the news every other day?

Superintendent Mark Broderson reflects on this question two weeks after a hoax call sent the high school in Sundance into lockdown.

"We want our schools to be kid-friendly and we want them to be parent-friendly, and you try to balance that with keeping the kids safe,"...

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