Texas School District Approves Concealed Carry Firearms for Teachers

Levelland, Texas, State Map

The Levelland Independent School District in Texas has approved a new policy that will allow teachers to carry concealed firearms on school grounds.

Levelland Independent School District Superintendent Kelly Baggett said, ”We started in January of 2013 after the Sandy Hook tragedy.  I put together a committee.  From the committee, they took it to the board and gave the recommendation to hire two new resource officers and pursue a concealed handgun policy.”

Baggett will hand-pick specific teachers who will undergo a a six-step process before they would be allowed to carry a concealed firearm on school grounds. The number of teachers who will go through this process has not yet been announced.

The start time of the policy has not yet been determined.

Read more at KCBD.com.