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To lock classroom doors or not?

Publié par Clifford Armion le 14/01/2013

Stephen Ceasar and Howard Blume

Behind a locked classroom door, a Los Angeles third-grade teacher purportedly committed lewd acts against students. The charges spurred demands for classrooms to remain open during the school day.
But after the shooting deaths of 20 first-graders in Connecticut last month, calls were made to keep classrooms locked.
The intent of both efforts is to keep students safe. But as school districts nationwide examine their security measures following the Newtown, Conn., massacre, the question of locked versus unlocked classroom doors is in debate. Should teachers and administrators use their secured doors as a shield from an outside danger? Or does a locked door conceal a potential danger inside?
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"To lock classroom doors or not?", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2013. Consulté le 01/10/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/to-lock-classroom-doors-or-not-