By Tom Knighton
While we wait for the federal government to decide whether there will be a program at that level to allow teachers to be armed, some places are taking matters into their own hands. After all, this most likely will happen at the state level anyway, with Florida already considering a program — and they’re not alone.
In Texas, for example, they’re not waiting around. They’re getting teachers ready, just in case.
ENNIS (CBSDFW.COM) – Teachers in North Texas are readying themselves in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that killed 17.
Sixteen teachers and school staff members got a whole day of training Saturday on how to handle a weapon in the event of an active shooter situation. The free event was led by a former Irving police officer.
Teachers like Kim Raney got a lesson in protecting their students.
“Its scary sometimes. We do our best to have security at our schools, but you never know what’s going to happen. And it’s better to be prepared than not prepared,” said Raney.
Tim Bulot owns Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas. He’s a former Irving police officer with nearly 30 years in law enforcement.
“This is the first time I’ve done anything …Read the Rest
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