JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — As she does every day, Kay Cates asked her 10-year-old son how his school day went. He shrugged.
"We did math. We did reading. We had a lockdown," the Boulder fourth-grader replied.
She froze. When pressed, the boy matter-of-factly explained the protocol he has rehearsed since kindergarten: "We hid so in case a man with a gun came he can't find us."
FOR THE RECORD:
School shootings: An article in Section A on Dec. 18 about training children how to respond if a gunman attacks a school misspelled the last name of the founder of a group called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She is...