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Texas private school arming administrators with guns

A private Christian school in Arlington, Texas, with approximately 600 to 700 students is arming administrators with weapons to keep children.

A private Christian school in Arlington, Texas, is the arming administrators with weapons to keep children.

The leaders at Pantego Christian Academy say it is already in the making before the Florida shoot. But unlike public school districts, private school teachers are not eligible to carry weapons on campus.

Pantego Christian Academy is a private school with approximately 600 to 700 students. They have a campus in Arlington and in Mansfield.

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The school president said he wants the public know that an administrator on each of the campuses can carry a hidden weapon.

Dr. Jeff Potts notified parents on Tuesday at Pantego Christian Academy, which is an additional layer of security is known as a School Marshal Program is now up and running.

“We are arming select persons who meet certain criteria. And they are administrative type of people that are in the vicinity of our classrooms,” he said. “It’s not Florida. It is the culture of today, and it is something we felt led to do.”

Potts, says an administrator who also doubles as a school marshal will be wearing a concealed gun, has extensive weapons and scenario training of the state and to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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