Swedish Schools Increase Security, Hire Guards After Rising Violence Towards Teachers

PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty by Chris Tomlinson20 Apr 20180 20 Apr, 201820 Apr, 2018 Schools across Sweden have increased security, including hiring security guards, after a rise in violence towards teachers. According to a new survey, 70 per cent of Swedish municipalities have installed security cameras and hired security guards as teachers are finding themselves increasingly threatened by … More Swedish Schools Increase Security, Hire Guards After Rising Violence Towards Teachers

After Banning Armed Teachers, CA Considering Firearms Tax to Fund School Security

Just months after Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill barring K-12 teachers from being armed for self-defense, Assemblyman Jim Cooper (D-9) is pushing a tax on firearms to pay for school security. His bill, AB 2497, would also tax ammunition to help fund security at schools. The text of AB 2497 proposes that there … More After Banning Armed Teachers, CA Considering Firearms Tax to Fund School Security

NC County Placing Armed Security Personnel in Every School

North Carolina’s Henderson County is hiring armed security for each of its public schools as a way of preventing an attack like the one at Florida’s Parkland high school. The security personnel are being sought now and will be in place by the start of the 2018-2019 school year. The Daily Wire quoted Henderson School … More NC County Placing Armed Security Personnel in Every School