'A private, Christian school in Florida is offering bulletproof panels for its students' backpacks.
Florida Christian School in Miami lists a $120 “ballistic panel” for purchase on its website, under items like red t-shirts and winter gear.
The panels, according to dean od students and head of school security George Gulla, offer "another level of protection" to students "in the event of an active shooter”.
"The teachers are trained to instruct the students to use their backpacks as a shield to protect themselves," Gulla told CNN.
Mr Gulla declined to comment when reached by The Independent.'
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