Arm­ing school teach­ers will be con­sid­ered

(The Cen­ter Square) – Options for school teach­ers to be armed, and school sys­tems to allow it, will be con­sid­ered by Geor­gia law­mak­ers.
Repub­li­cans pro­posed a state-fund­ed cer­ti­fied firearms train­ing pro­gram for teach­ers as part of a pro­posed School Safe­ty Ini­tia­tive. Law­mak­ers plan to intro­duce the pro­pos­al dur­ing next year’s leg­isla­tive ses­sion, say­ing it builds on pre­vi­ous reforms edu­ca­tors have passed.
The pro­posed pro­gram would be an opt-in mea­sure by the teach­ers and school sys­tem. It would all …