Teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. NYC public schools and schools all over the nation are not safe enough. Most NYC public schools, like BSGE, have a few safety officers, most of whom are not even armed.
(Read the article by Neha M ’14 about why teacher’s at BSGE should not be armed)
Being shot at school is probably one of the worst places to spend the last fleeting seconds of life. This is especially true if the last image that accompanies death is probably the sight of a textbook that briefly catches one’s eye or the last thought is concerned with work. The fact of the matter is no one wants to die, let alone in school. Other schools, in crime stricken neighborhoods, have one or two armed guards, along with metal detectors. However, the truth is that