Ohio Shrinks Training Requirement for Teachers to Carry Guns From 700 Hours to 24

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2022
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Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed into law a bill that cuts the number of training hours that teachers, principals, and other school staff must complete in order to carry guns from about 700 hours to a mere 24.

Under the new legislation, school personnel will only have to complete four scenario-based training hours, in addition to 20 hours covering first aid, the history of school shootings, and how to ensure that students are reunited with their parents after a school emergency, The Columbus Dispatch reported.

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