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Our Views: Taking the best shot at safety
In efforts to keep children safe, what is the true threat: Phantom bombs or real germs?
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“Safety first” was taught to a generation of children in eras past, and remains a top priority for parents, schools and society. Back in the day, children cowered under their desks to prepare for nuclear attack; today, they hunker down in hallways braced for tornadoes. Yet today’s kids face threats never imagined, from inside and out, as seen in recent headlines.