Bulletproof tornado shelter installed in Missouri school (KSHB)
Jaidann Thompson, KSHB-TV
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (KSHB) - A Missouri company has revealed a storm resistant and bullet-proof shelter that was tested for the first time in a classroom setting Wednesday.
A second grade teacher at Harrisonville Christian School expressed that the school devastation in Moore, Oklahoma by a strong tornado this spring and the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary are two reasons why many teachers are putting safety first.
"It's a lot of responsibility that we think of as teachers and what do we do to keep our students as safe as we can. Right now it just feels like our best isn't good enough," said Michelle Sloan, a second grade teacher at Harrisonville Christian School.
Sloan was excited to see the new shelter, which after being shot at with an AK-47 and armor piercing rounds from a .30-06 rifle, showed no signs of bullets penetrating the steel.
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