Needham Schools- Needham, MA

Needham is not the only town looking to implement ALICE. School districts within the state and nationwide have started reevaluating their safety protocol. I think it’s a very empowering kind of life skill,” said Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick. “With school shootings on the rise since 1993 it’s a topic we have to talk about,” said Needham Public Schools Director of Human Resources Tom Campbell, who is co-leading Needham’s initiative to introduce ALICE. Given national trends, Campbell feels strongly that ALICE is the best option. “I think it’s the right way to do [it],” he said. “I really do.” Read more