December 18, 2018

Trump school safety group backs off his call to arm trained teachers

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A Trump administration school safety panel hardly touched on the role of guns in deadly school shootings in its wrap-up Tuesday.

Instead, the panel took a far less confrontational approach by sidestepping President Donald Trump's call for trained teachers to carry guns and avoiding recommendations on age restrictions for the purchase of guns.

Trump created the school safety commission and asked Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to chair it following the February shooting that claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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