Do TV News Hidden Camera Security Investigations Hurt Or Harm Schools?

I've seen several news reports in the last few months like this one. A TV news crew, sometimes with hidden cameras, walks into an elementary school to show how easy it is for someone to get access. Then they report on the security...

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