Arming School Teachers

Read: Teachers Prohibited From Carrying Guns in N.Y. Schools

Teachers Prohibited From Carrying Guns in N.Y. Schools

Governor Cuomo signed a bill that prevents school districts from arming teachers as a way to combat future mass shootings.

Read: Survey: 75% of Campbell County (Wy.) School District Supports Arming Teachers

Survey: 75% of Campbell County (Wy.) School District Supports Arming Teachers

A public survey was sent out to the community of Campbell County to see where people stand on the issue of arming school teachers with firearms.

Read: P.A. Governor Signs Bill Arming School Security Personnel

P.A. Governor Signs Bill Arming School Security Personnel

Gun control activists are concerned the wording of the bill indicates teachers in Pennsylvania schools are also allowed to carry firearms.

Read: Douglas County Has Fewest SROs by Student Population

Douglas County Has Fewest SROs by Student Population

The Denver Post found that the Douglas County School District has 2,980 middle school and high school students per one SRO.

Read: Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill to Arm More School Teachers

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill to Arm More School Teachers

A Florida school “guardian” program will allow any teacher to volunteer to carry a weapon if their local school district approves. 

Read: An SRO Will Soon Be in All K-12 Tennessee Schools

An SRO Will Soon Be in All K-12 Tennessee Schools

Tennessee school districts will be required to provide a 25% match in order to qualify for part of the $30 million grant.

Read: Substitute Teacher’s Gun Fires in Alabama Classroom

Substitute Teacher’s Gun Fires in Alabama Classroom

The 74-year-old substitute teacher had a gun in his pocket that discharged in a first-grade classroom at Blountsville Elementary School.

Read: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Anti-Gun Violence Bill

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Anti-Gun Violence Bill

The “Red Flag Bill” allows teachers and school administrators to alert the court if they believe a student is a threat.

Read: Stoneman Douglas Safety Commission Releases 407-Page Report

Stoneman Douglas Safety Commission Releases 407-Page Report

The draft report criticizes the responses by both staff and first responders and provides recommendations for improving school safety.

Read: U.S. Department of Education Will Not Fund Arming Teachers

U.S. Department of Education Will Not Fund Arming Teachers

Secretary DeVos reports that she has no intention of taking any action when it comes to using federal funding to arm teachers.

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