Skip to comments.To Beef Up School Security, Lawmakers Turn to Firearms
Posted on 12/29/2012 4:13:31 PM PST by native texan
While the federal government and other states ponder more rigorous gun control laws following the shootings at a Connecticut elementary school, some legislators in Texas have taken the opposite approach. They have emphasized the need to make firearms more available, and their discussions have included increasing access for teachers and other school personnel.
Ahead of the 83rd legislative session, bills have been proposed with that mission in mind. The efforts have drawn the praise of statewide elected officials including Gov. Rick Perry.
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How about the Les Moore hall monitor model from Funky Winkerbean???
Others ISDs may take the approach that the Harrold ISD took sometime back.
From the article:
Current law allows districts a great deal of leeway to allow employees or others with concealed handgun licenses to bring firearms on campus, said Victoria Calder, the director of the Texas School Safety Center, but it is an option that very few have chosen to exercise.
One of those outliers is Harrold Independent School District, which enrolls about 100 students near the Texas-Oklahoma border. The district has a policy in place that allows teachers with concealed handgun licenses to bring their guns to school with school board approval after completing additional training.