Why Rocks Won't Protect School Children

Expecting kids to throw rocks at a gunman is expecting them to be David in the face of Goliath.

I respect Peter Heck. He's a better writer than I am, he's smarter, better educated and better looking. But on the…

I'll start by agreeing with Heck: there's nothing inherently wrong with a bucket of rocks in the classroom. The rocks aren't really the problem. But expecting kids to throw rocks at a rifle-toting person (another kid or an adult) hunting them like animals isn't good for them or anyone. I'll sum up why in one word: