After the shooting in Parkland, Florida lawmakers set aside money to beef up school security. $162 million will help schools provide safety officers at every campus. From the education desk this week, Intersection takes a look at one school district - Polk County- that’s opted to spend that money on a school guardian safety program.
The Florida PTA is pushing back against the idea of arming teachers. President Trump has suggested arming some teachers may help stop school shootings, and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is in favor of certain teachers having concealed weapons.