Just days into the new school year, more than a thousand schools have temporarily closed o...

‘Double trauma’: Back to in-person learning, students confront school shootings once again – USA TODAY

Just days into the new school year, more than a thousand schools have temporarily closed or shifted to online learning due to COVID-19 outbreaks.Others have closed for another reason: School shootings.Several U.S. schools, finally back in person after more than a year of remote learning, have locked down in recent weeks amid reports of active shooters. That's struck panic among students, staff and parents already on edge about coronavirus risks."It's just like double trauma," said teacher Laurie Schaefer, a teacher at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "Off the year of remote, finally seeing the kids, and then a week-and-a-half …

 

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