Stories tagged: arming teachers
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Parents are going to court to block a Pennsylvania school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school, the latest flashpoint in a debate playing out in many states …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she has “no intention of taking any action” regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training.
Sat., March 24, 2018
On Oct. 2, 2006, a dairy truck driver well-known to the Amish community of Nickel Mines, Pa., walked into that community’s one-room schoolhouse, took hostages and in about a half-hour, …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
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 – an idea he …
Fri., March 8, 2013, 12:35 p.m.
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill today allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns.