Teachers to carry guns in school: Parents sue district over new policy


Mother and father are going to court docket to dam a Pennsylvania college district from permitting academics to hold weapons at school.

A lawsuit filed on Thursday says that Tamaqua Space College Board members “endangered their neighborhood” once they accepted a coverage to arm academics and different college staff. The go well with says the coverage violates state legislation.

The plaintiffs embrace dad and mom and grandparents of scholars. They plan to debate the go well with at a information convention on Friday.

The academics union has already sued to overturn the coverage.

The college district has mentioned that arming academics and different staff will assist “protect a secure college atmosphere for college kids and workers.”

The coverage, accepted in September, says academics and different staff can carry district-issued weapons after firearms coaching. It additionally establishes pointers for the usage of pressure.

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