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Posted on 12/15/2012 11:47:01 AM PST by jimbo123
One of those killed, first-grade teacher Victoria Soto, died after hiding her students, a source told The Courant.
Soto was a teacher in room 10, the classroom next to where the shooting began, the source said. She hid her students 15 or 16 of them, some possibly in a bathroom before the gunman entered the room.
He wanted to shoot more people, the source said, but, seeing no one but Soto, he shot her, then left the room, the source sad.
(Excerpt) Read more at courant.com ...
I have friends that are teachers. They prepare, they drill, they are taught how to handle emergencies, hoping that day never comes. But for those who do...and those that did yesterday, their preparedness and quick-thinking saved many others in their care. A special prayer for this young hero..and for my teacher friends who are no doubt shaken to the core.
What happened to the word HEROINE?
guess that sounds too much like a drug.
No one knows where the next Adam Lanza will strike.
Better to be armed and able to fight back than hide in a bathroom hoping the death angel will pass you by.
>>Shes no hero.
She is a pawn of the liberal machine.
A hero would have been armed and taken the shooter out before he could have done more harm.<<
She was not armed. Most Conservatives don’t go to work armed (I don’t).
Your post is snide and wrong.
She did the right thing, way beyond the requirements of her job (she is not a cop), and died protecting her charges.
She fits almost the true definition of heroine.
You are a very sad person.
Correction: the true definition of heroine. No “almost” about it.
Well said. But to some she is a government taker and a union member who is being paid too much and spending too much time not teaching reading, writing and arithmetic and the reason schools are failing.
Terrorists coming to a school near you
Police ill-equipped to defend against an American Beslan
Published: 04/02/2007 at 1:00 AM
Note: Killology Research Group website does not seem to still be actively updated.
Mass Slaughter In Our Schools: The Terrorists' Chilling Plan?
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne Contributor
School Safety Notes and Articles About School Safety by Col. Grossman
Preventing School Violence
School Shooting Contingency Plans & Considerations
Preparing for School Attacks" published in The Police Marksman
School Safety Notes, Articles, And Links About School Safety by Other Authors
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A School Lockdown/Emergency Drill Success Story
Rapid Response/Active Shooter Lesson Plan
Safe 2 Tell
Wow, nice house for a divorced school teacher and all...
She was receiving $250k+ a year in alimony from her ex-husband who works for GE.
Thanks so much for the links.
Although we should doubt she was a school teacher - almost nothing has been reported yet that was correct the first time.
Victoria Soto died.
Her students lived.
You left the rails on this one.
Quite a valuable contribution, thanks!
Prayers for teachers and all who work to keep us safe in these grim times.
Amazing how many Freepers hate teachers so much that even one who saved her students and died in the process doesn’t meet their oh-so-perfect standards. I’d venture to say this woman was worth more than the self-righteous creeps who use conservatism as an excuse to hate rather than as a set of principles to live by.
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