Since the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida, parents across the nation have been in a tough position — discussing gun safety with their children.

The threat of gun violence in schools has become a painful reality for millions of parents, whether they're directly affected by recent school shootings or merely facing the possibility that their children could be in danger simply by showing up to class.

Tanai Benard, an educator from Texas, decided it was time to have an honest conversation with her fifth-grade son to find out what he knew, and didn't know, about school shooting drills designed to keep students safe.

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George Yionoulis is pretty much your typical 9-year-old.

The fourth-grader from Raleigh, North Carolina, loves "Harry Potter," making art, and eating tacos.

Oh, and he loooooooves dancing. The kid has some serious moves.

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It began with just one student in Jackson, Mississippi.

After having learned about a prominent Confederate leader and discussing his lasting legacy on the world, the student raised a good (if not painfully obvious) question to her mom at home: Why in the world would her school be named after a guy like that?

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