Georgia Schools Resist Arming Teachers Despite New Law
Some Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option of arming teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer.
Officials in least two school districts have decided against arming staff, said AP.
The option is part of a law, effective July 1, that expands where Georgians can legally carry guns, said AP.
At least two Georgia district boards have publicly agreed not to create a program, said ABC News: the Houston County School District and Fannin County.
According to ABC News, the concept isn't irrational, but it's only appropriate for schools that are located far away from a responding law enforcement agency, said Mike Dorn, executive director of the school safety center Safe Havens International.