Wisconsin Schools Revisit Crisis Plans In Wake of Shooting

School administrators in Door County, WI will revisit their emergency plans this month after a gun-wielding teenager at Marinette High School held teachers and other students hostage for six hours before shooting himself. He died in the hospital the next morning, according to this article in the Door County Advocate.

District officials said several schools have recently completed security upgrades. They lock building doors during the day and visitors must be checked in at the office. There are also cameras at various points around the buildings.

Those security checks did not stop this student, however. The article says that while there are further measures schools could take, there is a fine line on how far school security can or should go.

"Do you set up a prison? Where do you stop? What extreme do you go to," the article asks, stressing the importance of a positive school environment.

To read the full article, click here:http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20101204/ADV01/12040434/Avoiding-a-crisis