School Board Unanimously Opposes Arming Teachers

The Champagne (IL) Unit 4 School Board has unanimously voted to oppose a statewide resolution to arm teachers, Jacqueline Francis of Fox Illinois reports:

Students also spoke before the board, voicing their thoughts and fears about the idea of teachers carrying guns.

"I and my other students are worried about gun violence in our schools and around the community,” Centennial High School senior Sophie Brown, said. “I agree something needs to be done, but putting guns around schools isn't the answer."