Most responsible adults would agree that child safety is paramount, so solving school safety should not be controversial. Unfortunately, many proposed solutions show large partisan gulfs in support. If we want to make progress, we should consider answers that transcend our political divides.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has proposed new school safety standards, including the reinforcement of easily accessible windows. Security professionals across the US have taken notice and are considering similar upgrades. Understanding the differences in existing glass type is crucial to securing the most vulnerable areas.