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Series: 5 on 45 Podcast
Students arrive for class at Mahnomen Elementary School in Mahnomen, Minnesota

How to make schools safe without arming teachers

Michael Hansen, a senior fellow in Governance Studies and director of the Brown Center on Education Policy, evaluates President Trump’s recent proposal to arm public school teachers. He discusses why he believes arming teachers will not prevent gun violence, and proposes alternative ways the government can make schools safer environments for students.

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