arming teachers

Now This: “Democrat Passionately Rails Against Arming Teachers Without Bias Training”

Teachers in this state could soon be armed—and this lawmaker is fighting to protect Black children from the proven disciplinary bias that could soon turn lethal. Florida is a signature away from arming its teachers despite this lawmakers best efforts. FL State Rep. Shevrin Jones proposed an amendment that would require armed teachers undergo implicit …

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New York Times: “Florida to Let Teachers Carry Guns. Will Black Students Pay the Price?”

MIAMI — The outcome of the vote in the Florida State House this week was a foregone conclusion: A proposal to allow teachers to carry firearms in school would easily win approval. But that did not mean the debate would not be long and emotional, as Democrats implored Republicans in the majority to consider the …

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Florida Politics: “Shevrin Jones: Responsibility to keep our kids safe”

[Opinion Editorial by Rep. Shevrin Jones]   As a former educator in Broward Public Schools and state lawmaker who represents communities in South Florida, I am horrified by some of the legislation moving through Tallahassee this legislative session. This week, the Florida Legislature is considering HB 7093, a bill set to allow teachers with concealed …

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