Reporting Elizabeth Dinh
CLEBURNE (CBSDFW.COM) - Leaders in the Cleburne Independent School District will discuss potential new security measures on Tuesday, including the possibility of educators carrying guns on campus.
According to The Cleburne Times-Review, Superintendent Tim Miller believes that bigger school districts like the Cleburne ISD — 7,00 students and 1,000 staff members — should consider allowing teachers with concealed weapon permits to have their guns with them on campus if they wish.
School board trustee Stu Madison told the newspaper that the Tuesday night meeting will hit on “under what steps, measures and protections would we allow our employees to voluntarily arm themselves, and whether the school district thinks it’s a good idea.”
It is unclear if an actual vote on the issue could come on Tuesday night. The school board may decide to discuss the issue further, beyond the single meeting.
Other security issues are set to be addressed at the Tuesday meeting as well, such as ways for securing the front entrances of all elementary schools and the installation of security cameras at the elementary schools. The district already has cameras in place at the middle schools and high schools.
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