The Nevada Independent reported on March 13 that most Nevada school districts have chosen not to allow staff members to carry guns on campus, even though it is permitted under state law.
“There’s a difference of opinion there,” Gov. Brian Sandoval said after convening a meeting with school superintendents Monday to discuss school safety, including the controversial topic of arming teachers. “Although I will say the consensus was that most of the school districts chose not to do that.”
President Trump has proposed arming certain staff members, including teachers, as a way to prevent more bloodshed in the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead. But his suggestion comes at a time when a student-led movement is calling for stricter gun control laws to curb mass shootings.
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