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'Who Should Be Armed in Florida Schools? … Maybe Librarians.'

The New York Times published “Who Should Be Armed in Florida Schools? Not Teachers, Lawmakers Say. But Maybe Librarians.” Author Patricia Mazzei writes:
After a debate on the State Senate floor on Monday, Republican legislative leaders struck a compromise that would keep guns away from teachers, but keep guns in schools. How? By arming librarians, counselors and coaches.
The Senate agreed to exempt only teachers who work full-time in the classroom from having weapons on campus. Everyone else—no matter how closely they also deal with students—could be eligible to carry.

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