Gillette continues discussion about arming teachers
April 11, 2019
GILLETTE — The second round of public comments about the Campbell County School District considering arming educators for safety drew 30 people and 11 speakers Thursday evening.
The district is using three armed educator listening sessions to gauge public sentiment in favor or opposing such a policy. One public session remains, and although there were more comments in favor of the measure Thursday, the number of those opposed also grew.
The school district’s Safety Committee — trustee Toni Bell, Superintendent Alex Ayers and state Sen. Michael Von Flatern, R-Gillette — were among th...