tornado safe room

Rescue workers continue their efforts searching through rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

School Where 7 Students Died Lacked Tornado Safe Room

With an ominous storm approaching, the Moore Public School District flashed a text alert to parents: “We are currently holding all students until the current storm danger is over. Students are being released to parents only at this time.”