In the past, teachers would be instructed to put their students inside the classroom and not leave. Now, teachers are being instructed to follow ALICE training, which encourages them to get out of the building if they can. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. “Instead of being the passive one on this, you actually, if needed, you may take the fight to the intruder and be very aggressive to try to really stop what happened in situations like Sandy Hook,” said Independence Superintendent Dale Herl. Read more