FAIR LAWN, N.J. — A Fair Lawn vice principal is hoping that a classroom lock inspired by a 2012 mass shooting in a Connecticut school will protect students across the country, NorthJersey.com reports.
Following the shooting of the 26 Sandy Hook Elementary School students and faculty members, Dominick Tarquinio of the Jefferson School invented a device that secures a room “with a quick slide” by latching onto a classroom door, the article says.
LockAide, as he calls it, was made in less than 10 minutes by puncturing holes in a bent soda can, NorthJersey.com reports.
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