Armed educators

In the aftermath of yet another campus shooting, locals are debating whether it’s time for teachers to trade their pencils for pistols


As students returned this week to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. for the first time since Nikolas Cruz unleashed his rapid-fire, AR-15 assault weapon attack that killed 17 people, the national debate turned from gun control and Second Amendment rights to whether or not teachers themselves should be armed.

President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association suggested following the Feb. 14 Florida shooting that it might be beneficial if certain teachers at Amer...

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