O’FALLON – District 90 Board Member Steve Springer proposed arming the district’s teaching staff. Springer read from a presentation and resolution that sought to arm staff, but none of his fellow board members chose to support the proposition.
“I am are concerned about how we can best protect our students – within the framework of the law – in the event of an active killer coming into our schools. Districts may be fearful of how quickly lives can be lost while waiting for law enforcement teams to arrive on scene of a school attack. An average of 8 students/staff is wounded every minute an attack goes unchallenged,” Springer said during his presentation.
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