The Washington Post reports that the legacy of the Columbine shootings in 1999 has led to security-based concerns dominating school design. In an increasing number of schools, security decisions govern everything from where to place the principal's office to what kinds ow windows will be used. While school shootings are still relatively rare, recent incidents have rekindled the discussion about measures that can be taken to keep children safe. Schools have begun to devote more resources to fostering a welcoming environment for students, setting up anti-bullying programs, and establishing anonymous tip lines in an effort to reach out to kids...

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