3. Hide

Yes, you usually emphasize following the rules when your child heads off to school. However, if a shooter enters the building, everything changes. In that instance, tell your child that itโ€™s ok to run and hide. Talk about safe places where she can take refuge if she is separated from her class and to stay there until a trusted adult comes for her, no matter what is happening outside her hiding place. Iโ€™ve told my kids they wonโ€™t get in trouble for this, and Iโ€™ll know exactly where to look for them if I need to.

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