Texas School Approves Gun-Carrying Teachers

Levelland School Board will permit trained teachers to carry firearms on campus.
1:58 | 03/27/13

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After a majority vote -- will soon be able to carry guns in in these classrooms. Novel have to do is pass a. Few simple tests -- never -- In my wildest thoughts and in my generation that we were there will be those situations where -- putting groups who handguns in the audience of educators would territorial war. At a -- superintendent Kelly bag it says after the Connecticut tragedy. His school district began rethinking their security. Connecticut later reclaim -- -- within -- power. Two. Take control of the situation than before and had nothing. They had nothing to complete with the weaponry that that that individual. That's why the leveling in school board voted on Thursday to pass a policy changed. That would allow their teachers to pack heat on can't this at the start of the next school year. I'm just I'm just really thankful that the -- sleuths we we've gotten through it. Very employees with the result. Teachers would first have to get a concealed handgun license in pass extended training. Atlanta will also be adding two police officers and although little -- -- some extra money back it says you can't put a price tag on safety. But even though he's behind -- change -- still some concerns. We're almost walked -- and we're not -- so you were who were educated. I mean I trust him on our trust our employees and book. There's just that fear reporting. Cohen's -- school -- -- in classrooms. With people that are. That are educators -- law enforcement officials. But -- -- things with the right training to teachers will be ready and prepared. To stop an incident like new town from happening here. Gives us a chance to give us a fighting chance -- and stop the you -- -- the issue and it also sends a clear message to. I think also. Two you know few -- campus in ago forms of modern then we're gonna take.

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