Responsibility is Across the Board
In the wake of the Parkland devastation, the Newport-Mesa School District says its school safety methods have it prepared to do what needs to be done.
It is commendable that schools and their boards across the country are being proactive. They are establishing methods and procedures to protect our children and school teachers against society’s most evil people.
The responsibility to protect our schools is a shared responsibility. The often-missed “front line” of this responsibility are the parents.
Parents need to pro-actively communicate with their children, and seek appropriate help when trouble signs appear. Mental illness must be viewed with the same seriousness as physical illness.
We readily seek professional help for a child when he or she is physical ill. That same mantra must apply when our child is seemingly mentally ill, as well.
The article I read can be found here.