Cochran: New state law requires school shooting drills

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A recently passed law hopes to better prepare students in Illinois for a school shooting by requiring training drills in schools, similar to fire and tornado drills. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Jacqueline Collins (D-Chicago), tells Steve about the new law.

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Surrounded by children from various schools, and left, State Rep. Jacqueline Collins at Percy Julian Middle school, Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oak Park, Gov. Pat Quinn, stands after signing a new law that requires all Illinois schools to hold active safety drills with local law enforcement officials. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune)

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