There is a lot of discussion of late about arming teachers. This topic tends to be dominated by political agenda and it proves as divisive as gun control itself. If you are a reader of this blog you probably agree that the only way to stop deranged mass killers is to do so with force, at the scene, immediately. Still, the notion of educators being armed is hard for many to reconcile.
If you would like to know more about the armed educator programs that are already in place and see a broad overview of the needed training requirements for those who would volunteer for the initiative check out my recent article in The National Interest.