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SRCS gets first donation for Columbine locks

$25 down, $999,975 to go. In a Close To Home column published in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Santa Rosa Teachers Association President Andy Brennan advocated against calls for arming school teachers. A better strategy, he said, would be to invest in the installation of “Columbine Locks” on all classrooms doors. Columbine locks are locked from the inside with a key, meaning a teacher does not have to exit the classroom to secure a door. It… Read More »