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Today's question // How can schools become safer?

I don't believe that it is necessary to put metal detectors at schools or to search students on campus. It will make the students feel like they are not trusted and like they are in a prison. I don't want to have to worry about being searched when coming to school because I feel that is a violation of my privacy and rights.

I feel that it's okay if dogs come in the school to sniff for drugs. Then that way no one's privacy is being taken away except the guilty ones. I do think that they should have more students go undercover to find the real drug users. Undercover cops nowadays are being found out, so I think it's better to use a student.

Simona Clarke

Countryside High