Friday, August 29, 2014
The Rise of Armed Teachers
THEY’VE ALREADY EXISTED IN SOME DISTRICTS FOR YEARS, BUT NOW SOME SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ARE GETTING INTENSIVE, POLICE-STYLE TRAINING IN HOW TO RESPOND TO A SHOOTING.
by MAURICE CHAMMAH WED AUGUST 27, 2014 9:00 AM
Over nine days in July, the first class of school marshals gathered for training. The group of seven teachers and administrators, largely male, assembled at eight each morning at Tarrant County College’s Criminal Justice Training Center, in northwest Fort Worth, to discuss tragedies like Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook. They parsed the details and talked about how they would theoretically respond to such an emergency.
Posted by Zee at 9:00 AM