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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Jun 20, 2018

Almost twenty years ago, violence erupted at a high school in Littleton, CO. In the years since, we have seen hundreds of incidents involving firearms in American schools. What are schools doing to prepare for the possibility of violent emergencies? In this episode, we talk with the principal investigators from a comprehensive assessment of school readiness funded by the U.S. National Institute of Justice.