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Students Develop Classroom Protection Device

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In wake of the recent school shootings, students in Washington D.C. have come up with a way to keep intruders out of their classrooms.
The device is made out of p-v-c pipe and a steel pin. It can be fitted over a hydraulic door closer if there's ever an intruder in the hallway.
The device would keep the classroom firmly locked and prevent a gunman from getting inside. At Sandy Hook Elementary School back in December, one teacher had to lock her students in a bathroom to protect them from 20-year-old gunman Adam Lanza.
Students at the school recently got a $6,600 grant from to develop a final version of their device. It costs only five dollars to make and weighs less than a pound.
Students and teachers say the safety device is just an extra barrier in place if they ever hear gunshots down the hallway.

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