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Reducing odds of school shooting

By MARK ROGERS,

Michael Kelly says there are two things school districts can do to greatly reduce the chances of a shooting.

No. 1 is to have a zero-tolerance policy for bullying. The deputy director of the Columbia Law Enforcement Training Academy said for every school shooter one of the catalysts for why they did it was being picked on.






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