This discussion about armed teachers is over. It is no longer a question of if there will be armed teacher; it’s a question of where.
Incidentally, my personal feelings about armed teachers doesn’t have anything to do with their strengths and foibles: it has to do with their focus. I want it to be on teaching.
It also has to do with my anger at politicians that are so anxious to preserve tax rates and tax cuts that they continue to gut school funding. I am angry that my grandson, who is a high school student now, isn’t getting the same opportunities and choices that I had.
It is anger at parents who either don’t take part in their child’s development and education or micromanage their child’s life that there is no freedom. And neither one of these types seems to be willing to pony up what it takes to provide a quality education.