Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Policy Proposal to Arm the Teachers


The provision of concealed firearms to teachers in rural/suburban schools elementary schools.

Issue Overview:
In light of the recent massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut, as well as other contemporary tragedies of a similar sort, policy makers are tasking analysts with evaluating varying forms of legislation that seek to diminish the scale of carnage associated with such forms of mass violence.  Specifically, the area of concern regards elementary and middle schools in rural/suburban areas where police response time may be slow and/or ineffective.