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SURVEY: Teachers don’t want to carry guns to school

Gun at school

(CNN) — The vast majority of America’s teachers don’t want to carry a gun in the classroom, despite recent violence.

That’s from a survey by School Improvement Network, a company that helps with teacher training.

It talked with nearly 11,000 educators.

  • 72 percent said they wouldn’t carry a gun in school even if they were allowed.
  • 36 percent of educators surveyed reported owning a firearm.
  • 92 percent said they feel safe in school and believe their students feel the same.
  • 88 percent said they would feel even more safe having an armed police officer on campus.

The survey was conducted in January, weeks after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Connecticut.

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