MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Is House Bill 99 a harbinger of things to come in America’s classrooms?
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is reportedly poised to sign the above legislation into law, and if he does, that means teachers there would be given the right to bear arms in their classrooms, if they desire and complete the mandated training.
In neighboring West Virginia, though, the leaders of the state’s two largest educator unions say arming-up teachers, no matter how well-intended, is denying the real problem — with potentially dangerous outcomes.
Fred Albert, the president of the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, said there’s a high-caliber learning gap in the proposal…