Latest in School Supplies: Bulletproof Plates for Backpacks – WSJ
February 27, 2018 - School Supplies
Schools and relatives seeking ways to blunt a impact of mass shootings are investing in protected bedrooms to preserve students, backpacks with bullet-stopping panels and whiteboards that double as bulletproof shields.
Security experts contend putting schools on lockdown, already widely practiced, is a many effective response to shooters like a gunman who killed 17 on Feb. 14 during a high propagandize in Parkland, Fla. But that isn’t interlude a hunt for products that competence yield a protecting edge.