Keene ISD to Allow Teachers to Carry Guns on Campus

The Keene Independent School District (in Johnson County) voted 6 to 1 Wednesday night to allow teachers to carry guns on school campuses.[[362732321,C]]

A “very select few” teachers who are identified as candidates by campus principals, Keene Police Department and the Keene ISD Superintendent will be invited to volunteer.

Those individuals will be go through training to earn their concealed handgun licenses with 80 additional hours of training annually after that to maintain readiness.

The measure will take affect sometime next year, as early as February or early March.

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