US Kids Taught School Shooting Safety Tips In Heartbreaking Nursery Rhyme

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The photo of the classroom poster, which Cohen later tweeted, drew the attention of other users who expressed similar sentiments of disgust surrounding the themes of the song and its cutesy treatment. "Go behind the desk and hide, wait until it's safe inside". It's all done.

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With 23 school shootings in the country so far this year, the song set to the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, offers instructions to the children in the event of a school shooting.

"It's jarring", Cohen told the Globe in a telephone interview Thursday.

"This sort of thing really makes me question raising my kids in the United States", tweeted one San Francisco-based father. "It was different. We didn't have these same types of threats".

This should not be hanging in my soon-to-be-kindergartener's classroom.

The poster adorned the wall of a school in Somerville in the state of MA.

The 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which 20 children between the ages of six and seven were killed, is the fourth deadliest mass shooting in the USA to date.

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Her post has since been shared more than 46,000 times on Twitter and has drawn comments and criticisms from around the world.

The parent clarified in a later tweet that she didn't mean the school should take the poster down.

She was touring the school her five-year-old daughter would be attending this fall when she spotted the ominous sign.

"It's jarring for students, for educators, and for families", the statement continued.

There have been more than 20 school shootings already in 2018. "Please talk to your legislators about the need for gun reform". In the wake of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead, there has been widespread discussions about lockdown drills that have become increasingly common in the wake of school shootings such as Columbine in 1999 and Sandy Hook in 2012.

The school itself has produced a statement in response to the whirlwind of publicity.

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