With No National Standards, Policies For Arming Teachers Are Often Left To Local School Districts

Though many states, including Texas, allow teachers to carry weapons under some circumstances, there is no single standard for training them in firearms use and safety.

By Matt RichmondApril 16, 2019 9:30 am,

From KERA:

Teachers or other school staff in districts in 31 states can legally carry weapons in schools, according to a review of state laws and local news coverage by Guns & America.

In five states — Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and South Dakota — teachers or other school staff are explicitly authorized by state law to carry firearms in schools, according to a report by the Education Commission of the States.

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