Teacher protected students during Florida school shooting

When gunfire started, Parkland math teacher Shanthi Viswanathan kept a cool head.

From the Sun-Sentinel: "Mrs. V" knew something wasn't right when the second fire alarm of the day sounded shortly before classes were to end at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

Rather than let her Algebra II students out, Shanthi Viswanathan made them get on the floor in the corner of the room. But first she put paper over the window in the class door so no one could see in.

Her actions probably saved her students, said Dawn Jarboe, whose son Brian was in the class.

More here: Florida school shooting: Teacher protected her kids from chaos — and from cops

angry archive