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Tiffany Parker, a Tonganoxie Elementary School kindergarten teacher, holds a Safety Sleeve, a creation she came up with using repurposed fire hoses. The sleeves are designed to help keep classroom doors closed in the event of an intruder at a school.

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Tonganoxie teacher working to protect students, near and far

Tiffany Parker had been pitching an idea to others in the Tonganoxie school district that might help protect students in the event of an active shooter. A few days later, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 shook the nation.


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