Colleges confront shootings with survival training

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 | 6:19 p.m. CDT; updated 8:22 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 26, 2008

KANSAS CITY - Hundreds of colleges across the nation have purchased a training program that teaches professors and students not to take campus threats lying down but to fight back with any "improvised weapon," from a backpack to a laptop computer.