arming teachers

After last week's shooting in Parkland, Fla., calls to arm teachers and school personnel have intensified. Both President Trump and the National Rifle Association argued this week that enabling school officials to shoot back could save lives and could deter potential assailants from entering a school.

Trump has clarified that he believes only those "adept" at using firearms should be armed, not all teachers.

School Shootings and Arming Teachers

Feb 6, 2018
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Since the beginning of 2018, there have been twelve shootings that have taken place on school grounds. While not always resulting in fatalities, schools have been grasping for solutions to the growing problem.

Join us today as we discuss the new approaches to school safety, including arming teachers as well as the ways that journalists cover the topic.