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Will 99,000 Schools Have to Fight for Obama’s 1,000 New Resource Officers?

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 3:50 PM
an armed "Counselor" is just one sort of armed school employee. Teachers can be another,custodians a third,the principal the fourth. Having armed teachers (and other school employees)is like having plainclothes police scattered all around the school,at no cost. it's the smart thing to do. They would be where they are most needed;close to the students that would need protecting,if an attack occurred. All the time school is in session. No need for costly guards.

Among his 23 gun control executive orders, President Obama authorized the spending of $150 million to hire “up to 1,000” armed resource officers and school counselors.

Just one problem: there are 98,817 government schools in America, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, a federal agency. Therefore only 1 percent of schools would potentially benefit from Obama’s new government solution.

Apparently the other 99 percent (hey, where have we heard that term before?) would be left to the whims of deranged individuals who think it’s acceptable to slaughter children.

Hiring 1,000 new government employees to potentially cover, on...