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Should we arm school employees?


Jennifer a Maryland educator joins Dr. Kaye to weigh in on the measure and to share the expectations, responsibilities and challenges of teachers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has announced he'll sign a bill that permits school districts to arm employees.

The Republican-backed measure aims to undo the effect of a 2021 state Supreme Court ruling that said under current law armed school workers would need hundreds of hours of training.

The House and Senate both approved the fast-tracked bill Wednesday.

The legislation requires up to 24 hours of initial training, and up to eight hours of requalification training annually.

DeWine, a Republican, says the bill ensures instruction is specific to schools and includes significant scenario-based training.