Survey: American Teachers Don't Want to Be Armed in Classroom

By: CNN
By: CNN

The vast majority of America's teachers don't want to carry a gun in the classroom, despite recent violence.

That's from a survey by School Improvement Network, a company that helps with teacher training.

It talked with nearly 11-thousand educators.

72-percent said they wouldn't carry a gun in school even if they were allowed.

36-percent of educators surveyed reported owning a firearm.

92-percent said they feel safe in school and believe their students feel the same.

But 88-percent said they would feel even more safe having an armed police officer on campus.

The survey was conducted in January, weeks after the December 14 Connecticut school shooting.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 193869081 - wtvy.com/a?a=193869081
Gray Television, Inc.