Florida Senate Passes Bill Expanding Armed Teachers Program
So far, 25 districts have approved participating in the guardian program.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is on the verge of expanding a law that allows some teachers to carry guns in the classroom after the Senate passed a wide-ranging school safety bill Tuesday. The bill seeks changes to a law enacted last year after a gunman killed 17 people in a rampage at a Parkland high school. While Democrats and Republicans agreed on nearly all other provisions in the bill, the one sticking point was…