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Exclusive: How Parkland created a rush to arm teachers and school staff across the country
In many states, the decision to arm teachers ... adamant that arming teachers was not the solution,” said Josh Shoulta, communications director of Kentucky’s School Board Association. read more
How much power do Chicago aldermen have over schools?
Chicago’s 50 aldermen don’t have obvious power over city schools. They don’t choose who sits on the education board, pick the schools ... It is home to the National Teachers Academy, a top-rated predo... read more
OKC board votes to change school names
No longer will three elementary schools be named after Confederate generals, the Oklahoma City School Board decided by unanimous vote Monday night. Instead, the names of Stonewall Jackson ... Lora sai... read more
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When You Give a Teacher a Gun
The question is no longer "should we arm ... not an imposing presence, but then again, what kindergarten teacher is? She peers inside and sees a parent—Mr. Brown, who she’d heard was locked in a custo... read more
SD schools slow to use law allowing armed teachers
Scott Craig, R-Rapid City, said he expects school districts ... the training of law enforcement officers. Teachers could not be forced to carry guns. A school board must decide in a public meeting whe... read more
WY District Votes To Arm Teachers From Bears After DeVos Suggestion To Do So
And that’s what this board decided ... school district about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Cody in the city of Powell voted recently to study a range of possible new safety measures up to and includin... read more
The Daily 202: ‘I can relate.’ Trump struggles to show he feels your pain as the shutdown drags on.
The military band then played a rendition of the Michael Jackson ... arm them?’ She replied, ‘No,’ but said Trump ‘kept mentioning’ arming classroom teachers. ‘It was like talking to a toddler,’ Hart ... read more
Sullivan County officials propose adding 14 school resource officers
While Lee County school leaders in neighboring Southwest Virginia last week decided to arm teachers ... and training for teachers who agreed to carry them and would not publicly identify which teacher... read more
WV school workers demonstrate as legislative session begins
Stonewall Jackson Middle School teacher Jay O'Neal ... president of the American Federation of Teachers union's West Virginia arm, joined demonstrators at South Charleston High alongside Kanawha Count... read more
Will States Allow Districts to Arm Educators Using Federal Funds?
"I'm not a fan of arming teachers ... be up to the state board, which has yet to weigh in, said Mark Peterson, a spokesman. Wyoming passed a law in 2017 allowing districts to arm school staff. But so ... read more
School board considers nixing NRA funds for ROTC program
Cashmon said she agrees the district probably shouldn’t accept NRA money but told the other four board members, “If we decide not to apply ... regarding a plan to arm teachers and take the issue to a ... read more
Here’s your Albany education cheat sheet for 2019. SHSAT, charter schools and mayoral control will be among hot topics this session.
How bleak is the future of charter school openings ... it control,” Jackson told City and State New York. “Let’s call it mayoral authority with oversight. Oversight by the City Council, oversight by t... read more