Bulletproof Backpacks for Kids: Cautious Protection or Feeding Anxiety?

It was an ordinary school day for Demitric Boykin and his 4-year-old daughter, Jaliyah. Ordinary, except for her brand-new backpack. Despite the girly pink fabric and pretty fairies that adorned it, Jaliyah's backpack offered military-grade protection. It could literally stop bullets. "It protects me," she said. On the morning before Jaliyah took her bulletproof backpack to school for the first time, her father, over a bowl of Fruit Loops, had some grown-up explaining to do. "So if any...Full Story
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