NBC News: Colorado student who shot two school administrators had been on probation for a weapons charge

On March 23, Safia Samee Ali of NBC News interviewed John McDonald for a story about a Colorado high school student who shot and injured two school deans in Denver, Colo. earlier this week. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Safety plans are very common in schools and, depending on the size, schools can have hundreds of these plans for students at any time, said John McDonald, chief operating officer for the Council for School Safety Leadership, a national organization focused on helping school governance teams prepare for and react to significant school crises.

It is a “behavioral contract” between the student, the parents and the school put together after a threat assessment based either on past behavior or present threat, McDonald said.

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