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Teachers with guns: Examples and experiences from other states

Feb 22, 2018

Trump Holds Listening Session With Students And Teachers On Mass Shootings

U.S. President Donald Trump (C) holds a listening session with students survivors of mass shootings, their parents and teachers in the State Dining Room at the White House February 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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Last week’s shooting at a Florida high school reignited the debate over allowing teachers to arm themselves in the classroom.

President Trump says specially-trained teachers should be allowed to carry firearms on campus. CA bans the practice statewide.

What about districts elsewhere that already allow it? What are their experiences?

Guests:

Benjamin Wermund, education reporter for POLITICO Pro who’s been following the story; he tweets @BenjaminEW

John Donahue, professor of law at Stanford 

Larry Rosenthal, professor of law at Chapman University and a former federal prosecutor

This content is from Southern California Public Radio. View the original story at SCPR.org.

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