Teachers & administrators have concealed weapons and are trained…

(News Busters) In a report aired on Friday’s New Day and again on Saturday’s CNN Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield, CNN correspondent Ed Lavandera actually gave attention to a school district in Texas that already arms its teachers with concealed weapons and has them train in case they need to defend the school.

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On New Day, CNN hosts Alisyn Camerota and John Berman seemed skeptical after the report because the teachers had not yet had a chance to demonstrate that they could defend the school successfully a the pair failed to note that the fact that they have not been attacked yet could be evidence of deterrence.

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In the pre-recorded piece, Lavandera informed viewers:

“Out of the roughly 1,000 school districts across the state of Texas, there are about 170 that have a policy of allowing teachers or administrators to carry a firearm.”

“Here in the small town of Callisburg, their “Guardian” program was implemented about four years ago in large part because the city doesn’t have a local police department.”

“They rely on county sheriffs, and, in a county this large, it can take many minutes for those deputies to respond to something like a shooting scene inside a school.”

After noting that the police deputy who was assigned to the school in Parkland, Florida, had failed to confront the gunman, the CNN host then cut to a clip of Callisburg superintendent Steve Clugston predicting that the teachers that his school system has trained would perform more effectively…

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