Partner Alliance for Safer Schools FACT Sheet: 5 Reasons Schools Should Avoid Classroom Barricade Devices:
Following high-profile attacks on our nation’s schools, it’s instinctive to want to do everything possible
that could protect students and teachers from being in the line of fire; however, the need to act urgently,
combined with limited information and available funding, can lead to choices that may solve one problem
but inadvertently create others. It’s now more important than ever that school officials be able to
distinguish needed, effective and code compliant solutions from sales pitches on unnecessary products.