FRESNO (CBS/AP) — An elementary school superintendent in Central California says he allowed a janitor to wear a mask and carry a fake gun during an active-shooter drill to “make sure this was realistic.”
A teacher told KSEE-TV that the drill, which happened at Raisin City Elementary School before the summer break, went too far.READ MORE: UPDATE: Alameda County Supes Vote To Help Finance Oakland A's Stadium
Kim Copper said the masked gunman pounded on her classroom door and tried to open it as she huddled in a corner with terrified students.
School Superintendent Juan Sandoval admitted teachers and students were not told about the janitor’s role. He said active-shooter drills have become routine and he wanted students to understand the gravity of the situation.READ MORE: Bay Area Health Experts Weigh In After FDA Advisers Back Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5 To 11
A school board official told the station the school will improve its active-shooter training procedure.Curry Scores 23, Warriors Top Thunder To Remain Unbeaten, 106-98
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