Georgia’s second-largest school district allows non-officers to carry guns

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(This July 15 story corrects superintendent’s name to Ragsdale from Ragland.) By Randi Love (Reuters) – Georgia’s second-largest school district has approved a policy to allow personnel who are not certified police officers to carry guns, part of its response to the shooting at a Texas school that killed 19 children and two adults two months ago. The Cobb County school board voted 4-2 at a meeting on Thursday to adopt the policy as a way to bolster the number of staff carrying guns at a time when finding new police officers is difficult. The policy would exclude teachers from carrying guns. Em…

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