The local school district made waves in the media over the past year as they explored, approved and implemented a program that arms school staff members.
If you are remembering that crazy shop teacher you had in high school and shuddering at the thought of him with a weapon in a school, have no fear. It isn't as if the district just said, "Hey, bring your guns." There are psychological screenings, extensive training, and a comprehensive set of policies that round out the security plan. No one outside of a very select group knows who, or how many, of each school's staff is armed.
They used to have signs similar to this one:
But, this week, these beauties went up:
Which one do you think would actually deter a criminal?