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  • Make school security invisible: Column

    USA Today - 12/08/2014

    A while back, I had a not-so-close encounter of the bizarre kind during a visit to a physician’s office in a relatively safe suburb of Boston. Upon entering, I was surprised and unnerved to find a receptionist seated behind a bulletproof glass plate that extended all the way up to the ceiling. With some difficulty, she and I conversed through a speaker system installed in the glass.

    There must be a good reason for the high-level security, I thought. The receptionist might be protected, but what about me and all the other sitting ducks in the waiting area?

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