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This article argued that guns are used for self defense not to prevent school shootings. They advocate that guns will protect the students and not give them a way to defend themselves
Along with fire drills schools have lockdown drills to prepare for intruders. This video teaches a new way to prepare, fight back. "Not so much encouraging us to arm ourselves with weapons, but to arm ourselves with knowledge." Classes and teachers are being taught how to respond to an intruders with a gun instead of hiding in a corner.
This is a report with the ideas of many teachers on the overall topic of school shootings. Recommendation 5, on page 19, suggest that we should "ensure the security of school buildings" by increasing law enforcement, installing more locks, doors, and metal detectors, and decreasing the average class size. By having fewer kids in each class there would be less chance of fatality.
This article explains the effects of shootings such as Columbine on the security that schools have. "From 1999 to 2015, the percentage of students who said school doors were locked during class rose from 38% to 78%." It talks about the increase of cameras, locked doors, and secruity officers to prevent dangerous events at school.
This political cartoon portrays a school with extreme measures of "safety" that include teachers and staff carrying guns, the school bus being a tank, the students wearing protective gear, and barbed wire surrounding the school. This cartoon is against the recommendations to arm teachers at school.
The men in this video explain their stance that schools should better be protected to prevent school shootings and other dangerous events at schools. He argues that "every school should have basic fundamental security."