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WASHINGTON | DeVos: No plans to take action on funding to arm teachers

WASHINGTON | DeVos: No plans to take action on funding to arm teachers

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy Devos says she has “no intention of taking any action” regarding any possible use of federal funds to Arm Teachers or provide them with firearms training.

DeVos’ comments came Friday after a top official in her department, asked about arming teachers, said states and local jurisdictions always “had the flexibility” to decide how to use federal education funds.

Frank Brogan, assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, said arming educators “is a good example of a profoundly personal decision on the part of a school or a school district or even a state.” President Donald Trump and DeVos have said schools may benefit from having armed teachers and should have that option.

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