Would teachers licensed to carry concealed weapons make schools safer?
Lawmakers in the Florida Senate recently approved a proposal that allows principals and superintendents to appoint some employees to carry concealed weapons on school grounds. These educators would need a concealed-carry license or a background in the military or law enforcement, and they would have to complete a course. Despite these provisions, the bill is strongly opposed by school boards, parents and the statewide teachers union. This proposal was introduced last year, but it fell through in the Senate.
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