Kansas City Trains For Next School Shooting

It turns out that kindness goes a long way.

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Gun skillz for teachers might help as well.

Check the main takeaway from this informative local note on school shootings that won't make ANYONE feel safer. 

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That's what he says this training is all about — minimizing damages and buying precious seconds to protect yourself till help can arrive.

One additional suggestion he shared for teachers — it really is best practice to teach with your doors closed and locked.

He also had a message for students to stop bullying, noting that kind of behavior can push troubled students over the edge.

And he says parents need to be proactive about encouraging kindness and empathy at home.

One study published in the Journal of Pediatric Care shows 60% of school shooters reported being bullied in-person or online.

Most of those attackers also said they were bullied by classmates, with roughly half of those experiencing persistent bullying over a period of time ranging from weeks to years.

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Expert explains active shooting training for teachers can be crucial to saving lives

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - To mark the start of the school year and a renewed focus on school safety, KSHB 41 I-Team's Caitlin Knute sat down with a group of students and recent graduates from across the Kansas City area, ranging in age from 12 to 23-years-old.