Boone Co. school district poised not to go ahead with plan to arm teachers | Local News – WLWT Home

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The safety committee did not include the program in its recommendation to the school board.

“As an educator, I got into this profession to teach, and I’m not necessarily for arming teachers,” Boone County Superintendent Randolph Poe said.

“Our educators are telling us and the majority of my community is telling me this is not a plan that they’re comfortable with at this time,” school board chair Karen Byrd said.

Some parents were upset that public comments were cut short.

“The only thing that’s going to mitigate an active shooter threat is equal force, and a fire extinguisher and a pen or stapler or whatever these other programs suggest aren’t equal force to an automatic weapon,” parent Carrie Cox said.

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