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Additionally, here are some news stories related to arming teachers that might interest you.

Two accidental shootings at US schools, one by armed teacher, the other by resource officer – ABC News

Only 7 percent of teachers want to carry guns in schools – The Daily Beast

Most US teachers want gun control, not guns to carry- NPR

Education Commissioner Candice McQueen says no teacher has told her they want to carry a gun at school – The Commercial Appeal

In gunfights, trained officers have 18 percent hit rate. Yet, we want to arm teachers? – The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Arm teachers? I’m a hunter and a teacher. Here’s what I think.- Detroit Free Press

I’ve been shot in combat. And as a veteran, I’m telling you: allowing teachers to be armed is an asinine idea – The Charlotte Five

Teachers are not soldiers – The Atlantic

The latest school safety proposals ignore the experiences of students of color – Vox

Trump has suggested arming teachers to defend classrooms — and veterans are ripping the idea – Business Insider