Florida School ‘Guardian’ Program Allowing Armed Teachers Is GrowingAn executive order signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis in February helped increase the number of counties participating in a controversial “guardian” program that allows school staff members to be armed on campus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said Thursday.
Gun Control Groups Seek Veto Of Florida Bill Arming TeachersAbout a dozen activists with two gun-control advocacy groups dropped off a stack of papers with 13,000 signatures at Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office Tuesday as they urged him to veto a bill that would allow armed classroom teachers.
Teachers In Florida Could Soon Begin Arming Themselves, But Probably Not In Miami-Dade Or Broward CountyTeachers around Florida could soon be seen on the firing range, getting certified to pack a pistol at school after the legislature approved a plan to allow teachers to volunteer to carry a gun.
Florida Senate Passes Controversial School Safety Bill Expanding Armed Teachers ProgramFlorida Senate lawmakers have signed off on a school safety bill that includes a provision to allow some classroom teachers to serve as armed school “guardians.”
School Safety Bill That Includes Arming Teachers Nearing Passage In Florida SenateNearly 14 months after the Parkland school shooting, state senators on Thursday moved toward passing a wide-ranging school safety bill that would include allowing classroom teachers to serve as armed school “guardians.”
Florida House Panel Approves 'School Guardian' Bill Allowing Arming Of TeachersMore than a year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, emotions continue to run high at the Florida Capitol as lawmakers consider school-safety proposals that would expand a controversial “school guardian” program and allow trained teachers to be armed.
Florida Could Expand A Law That Now Allows Some Teachers To Carry Guns In SchoolsThe extremely controversial issue of arming teachers could be about to hit a boiling point.
Florida Senate To Consider Teachers As Armed ‘Guardians’The Senate Education Committee next week will take up a school-safety bill that would allow trained classroom teachers to carry guns as school “guardians.”
Broward School Board Votes Down Idea Of Arming Teachers, EmployeesBroward County Public School leaders are officially saying no to arming teachers.