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School Employee Accidentally Shot During District-Sponsored Gun Class

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

An employee at a Texas public school was accidentally shot on Wednesday during a district-sponsored handgun safety class, KLTV reports. According t...

Will Mississippi Schools No Longer Be Gun-Free?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Mississippi teachers may be getting some new, albeit unconventional, school supplies if a new piece of legislation passes in the House. Under Hous...

In Twenty Years I've Never Wished I Had a Gun

Larry Strauss | Posted 03.04.2013 | Education
Larry Strauss

When I return to work on January 7, students and I will debate the viability of gun control. Invariably, one of them will ask me whether I believe teachers should -- as some politicians are now suggesting -- be allowed or required to carry guns while they teach.

No Guns for This Teacher: Not Now, Not Ever

Randy Turner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Education
Randy Turner

I am proud to be a schoolteacher, and I put the education and safety of the children who sit in my classes above all else. That being said, I am not going to carry a gun to my classroom, not now, not ever.

'There Are So Many Other Ways': Missouri Teachers React To The Idea Of Guns In Schools

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Just as the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., renewed calls for stricter gun laws, it has also spurred a wave of advocates from the...

11 People Who Want More Guns In Schools

Katy Hall | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

As some lawmakers call for real gun control reform in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, others are proposing a different strategy to curb school violen...

Chris Kirkham

Gun Companies' Unlikely Investors: Teacher Retirement Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

Gun manufacturers have enjoyed lucrative growth in recent years, a trend now under scrutiny after the massacre of 20 children inside a Connecticut ele...

The Answer To School Shootings: Teachers Should Carry Guns To School?

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Nebraska lawmaker has introduced a bill to allow school administrators, teachers and security staff to carry concealed handguns in ...