Rantoul Township High School- Rantoul, IL 

The board heard a presentation from School Resource Officer Kurtis Buckley about the new plan of action regarding violent intruders into the school building. A.L.I.C.E, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, is the latest strategy implemented around the country to handle incidents such as an active shooter. Buckley said the plan does not follow any set list of steps; it instead prepares teachers, administration and students for any variables in the situation and to then follow the best course of action, which may be to evacuate, barricade or even try to counter the intruder’s attack by throwing things and causing noise. The plan of action is being implemented this year. Read more