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Parents, educators weigh in on safety and arming teachers

Season 2024 Episode 166 | 9m 50s

School shootings have left officials struggling with how to best protect students and staff and secure campuses. During this past year, several states have either approved or are considering measures allowing a teacher to carry a gun in the classroom. We hear varying opinions about this from parents, teachers and educators, and Stephanie Sy discusses more with a school security expert.

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