(KCEN) -- The shootings that have occurred across the country have affected many parents.
Families in central Texas said the recent tragedy is making them look at what kind of plans local schools have if this type of situation should ever happen.
Twenty children were killed in the Connecticut shooting and their young age is part of what's bothering a lot of people.
A Temple mom, Casi Fraser, says after this, she's even looking at home schooling.
She said, "Maybe we should just home school our children. Pull them out of the public school system, know that they're safe everyday. That's probably not the answer but we've thought about it for sure."
Gary Ward is a grandparent of a school-aged child in the area.
Ward said, "I was in Vietnam and there's things that bothered me and I was what you would consider and adult, that bother me now. I just don't know how it couldn't affect the children."
Some school districts offered responses to the tragedy.
Killeen ISD says their first priority on a daily basis is the safety and security of the students and staff and that they are continually looking at the district's emergency plans and procedures.
Waco ISD also says tragic incidents are reminders to continue to be vigilant in our efforts for emergency plans and safety procedures to protect our children.
The districts we contacted tell us they do have emergency plans in place but they don't release details to the public in order to keep kids safe.