Arming teachers in schools
Arming teachers and other school personnel does nothing to prevent gun violence in fact, quite the contrary, educators would feel less safe if school personnel were armed. Washington (ap) president donald trump appeared saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence. On wednesday president trump said arming teachers is a step that can be taken to make schools less attractive targets for attackers. President trump promoted arming specially trained teachers to fend off school shooters, but rejected active-shooter drills to survive a rampage.
Around the country, there are teachers and other school staff willing to carry their weapons in the halls. Washington (ap) president donald trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is up to states trump has promoted the idea of putting gun-adept teachers and staff in schools with concealed firearms to protect students after this month's shooting at a florida. Secretary of education betsy devos faced tough questions monday morning regarding the trump administration's controversial proposal to arm teachers in the wake of the deadly parkland, florida, school shooting on nbc's today show, devos was asked if teachers should be able to carry. President donald trump appeared saturday to begin refining his proposals for combating school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence an idea he championed in recent days is up to states trump heavily promoted the idea of. 82% of teachers said they wouldn't undergo special training to carry a firearm at school, according to gallup.
Since the shooting at sandy hook elementary school, nine states have passed laws allowing teachers to have firearms in school. As she vies to unseat gov bruce rauner for the republican nomination, state rep jeanne ives on tuesday said she would support arming teachers with handguns in an effort to harden schools against the threat of a mass shooting rauner's far-right challenger also suggested panic buttons. Democrats in the state senate are proposing a ban on allowing teachers to carry guns in schools as a way to thwart any potential changes in federal law.
Devos said it made sense to arm teachers only in places where it's appropriate. Arming teachers and school staff implementation issues present school boards and administrators with significant responsibility and potential liability. President donald trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is up to states. Page 1 of 2 arm teachers the facts argue against it recent school shootings have prompted renewed debate regarding the idea of arming teachers or other.
Arming teachers in schools
A week after 17 people were killed at a parkland, fla, high school, president trump hosted survivors, parents and teachers from that and other recent school shooting tragedies. On may 12, oklahoma governor mary fallin (r) signed house bill 2014, legalizing armed teachers and staff on oklahoma public school campuses.
- Two accidental shootings occurred at us schools, one by a teacher doing gun safety lesson.
- As the once-unthinkable idea of arming teachers gains traction, some districts offer insights on what's involved when employees bring weapons to school.
- Clarksville, ark - as cheyne dougan rounded the corner at clarksville high school, he saw three students on the floor moaning and crying in a split-second, two more ran out of a nearby classroomhe's got a gun, one of them shouted as dougan approached with his pistol drawn inside, he found.
Williamson school board drops resolution that opposes arming teachers in the wake of recent school shootings, school safety has been a hot topic. Home opinion arming teachers for student defense: pro opinion arming teachers for student defense: pro by the idea of armed teachers is not one of them roaming the campus hunkering down in bushes and making bird calls to other teachers during a school invasion like perilous armed citizen. Home opinion arming teachers for student defense: con opinion arming teachers for the idea of arming school personnel in order to reduce the risk of shootings or other violent events could not be further from the previous article arming teachers for student defense: pro next article. A school district in idaho recently purchased firearms and trained members of the staff to use them several other schools - mostly rural and in the west - have responded to the debate about school shootings by arming teachers. Just a week after a school shooting in kentucky, lawmakers are looking for answers no one wants to see the innocent loss of life.