20% Of Teachers Agree: Schools Would Be Safer If They Were Armed

FILE - A sales associate arranges a display of guns at a firearms store in Burbank, Calif., June 23, 2022. A federal appeals court on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, opened the way to block a California law that bans gun ads aimed at children, saying it went too far in restricting lawful speech. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
  • In today’s world, school safety has grown into a priority.
  • In a survey done by the RAND Corp., 20% of teachers said if they were armed, it would make schools safer, while 54% said it would make schools less safe.
  • Some schools have school resource officers (SROs) as a way to help increase safety.