Editorial Analysis (1).docx - \u201cArming Teachers Introduces New Risks Into Schools\u201d 2019(Everytownresearch.org Could arming our school teachers with

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“Arming Teachers Introduces New Risks Into Schools” 2019 (Everytownresearch.org) Could arming our school teachers with firearms make our schools a safer place? Taking a further look into this, it appears that arming a teacher with a deadly weapon is opposed by many safety experts including law enforcement, teachers, and students. Many people have been seduced by the idealistic scenario of the teachers taking the weapon out of the desk and saving the day from a deadly intruder. But, who in their right mind can expect a classroom teacher, in the midst of a chaotic intrusion of the school to transform into a weapon wielding crime solver? Another problem is the actual introduction of guns into the classrooms of schools. “The more guns that are coming into the equation, the more volatility and the more risk there is of somebody getting hurt.” - President of Major Cities Chiefs Association. This is an excellent statement in regards to the presence of weapons in schools. If students are aware of guns in the
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