Nine days after the Parkland shooting, speaking at the Conservative Political Action Committee outside Washington, D.C., President Donald Trump called for arming teachers as a way to prevent further school shootings.
Zach Williams, the Grant School District 3 board vice chairman, told the Eagle he had brought up the idea of arming school teachers or staff in the past, but following the Parkland shooting, he raised the subject again during the board’s March 21 meeting.
School Resource Officer
The school district has employed a school resource officer for safety in the past. Superintendent Curt Shelley told the Eagle funding for an SRO will be included in the next fiscal year budget, as the board and staff try to figure out how to make the best use of the position.
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