Those solutions haven't proven to be popular however and the debate surrounding gun control continues to rumble on.
While this debate peculates with seemingly no end in sight, schools have been forced to adopt their own policies, like this kindergarten in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Georgy Cohen, who is a soon-to-be-parent at the school, snapped a photo of a poster in the classroom using the lullaby "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" to teach children how to react should they find themselves in a school shooting.
This should not be hanging in my soon-to-be-kindergartener’s classroom. https://t.co/mWiJVdddpH
The images of the disturbing poster quickly went viral on social media, and people were equally upset and concerned - not just about the existence of the poster, but the overall message it sends to children.
This absolutely breaks my heart. My daughter loves the song "twinkle twinkle little star". I can't imagine ever hav… https://t.co/cLIuqseket
According to AP News, Somerville Public Schools have declined to comment on the poster or identify the school in question, but did confirm that this was the work of one individual teacher and was not a school policy.
In a statement, superintendent Mary Skipper and mayor Joseph Curratone added:
As much as we would prefer that school lockdowns not be a part of the educational experience, unfortunately, this is the world we live in.
It is jarring — it’s jarring for students, for educators and for families.