At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A majority of school districts have now embraced such an approach, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario. Many schools have stuck with the traditional approach of locking down classrooms and letting law enforcement confront the shooter, especially in grade-school settings. Encouraging students or faculty to do otherwise, critics say, could make them more of a target.
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Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian who was on death row for eight years after being accused of blasphemy, was finally able to leave Pakistan. Her lawyer said this week that she arrived safely in Canada, where her daughters were relocated earlier. The suspects, who are students at the school, have been identified as Devon Erickson, 18, and Maya McKinney, 16, who identifies as a transgender male. Kendrick Castillo, 18, died when he rushed one shooter and was shot. He has been hailed a hero for helping save lives.
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Another year-old who was preparing to enter the Marines also tackled at least one of the shooters. And an armed security guard then confronted and detained one of the gunmen, officials said. Authorities said these acts of bravery helped minimize the bloodshed from the attack, which also wounded eight people.
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