NC superintendent: Teachers should not have firearms in class
North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson said Monday that teachers should not be armed in the classroom. Instead, he supports more funding for school resource officers.Posted — Updated
"Firearms on school grounds should be in the hands of these trained, uniformed, law-enforcement professionals who courageously chose a career protecting citizens from violent threats," Johnson posted on Twitter Monday.
North Carolina law permits only law enforcement officers to carry firearms at schools. All other weapons must be inside locked vehicles.
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