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Disturbing nursery rhyme teaches kindergartners how to survive a school shooting

08 June 2018

It begins "Lockdown, lockdown, lock the door".

'Shut the lights off, say no more.

A mother visiting the Somerville school posted an image of the poster Wednesday to Twitter.

According to a Washington Post database, more than 215,000 students have experienced gun violence in schools since the April 20, 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School.

Cohen told the Boston Globe that the "jarring" sign was a far cry from the fire drills she had as a young student.

Unfortunately, Cohen is not the first person to draw attention to the issue of very young children "playing" out their shooting drills. Now it's time to have some fun!'

A poster made by a Somerville kindergarten teacher - with instructions for her students on what to do during lockdown drills - has generated conflicted feelings and a lot of buzz.

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As Rick Healey and his wife were taking a tour of the kindergarten class where their 5-year-old girl will go to school next fall, they came across a poem that stopped them in their tracks.

Somerville Public Schools did not reveal to HuffPost which school had the poster, but a statement to HuffPost from Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Superintendent of Schools Mary Skipper calls the poem a result of "the world we live in".

"I can understand why it was put to that song, to help kids understand it without panicking", he said".

Cohen said she was pleased that her post had garnered such a strong reaction on Twitter, racking up more than 1,700 comments, ranging from those who said the poster was "unacceptable" to others who claimed that they had them in their classrooms as early as the late 1970s.

The response to Cohen's tweet has been overwhelming, with over 17,000 retweets as of Thursday afternoon. "Please talk to your legislators about the need for gun reform". Kids in Austria only know fire drills. "It is jarring - it's jarring for students, for educators, and for families", the statement read.

"It was different - we didn't have these same types of threats", she told the newspaper.

Disturbing nursery rhyme teaches kindergartners how to survive a school shooting