Devos Eyes Use of Federal Funds to Arm Teachers


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is looking at a plan to permit states to use federal money to buy guns for teachers, The New York Times is reporting.

In March, Congress allocated $50 million a year to local school districts, but prohibited the use of the money for guns. But the Education Department is now looking at a program that uses the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants as a way to fund the weapons. This specific program does not prohibit the use of money for firearms, the newspaper said. …

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