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ARMING SCHOOL WORKERS IS TOUGH

Jan 13, 2019 - Tampa Bay Times
Board and Executive Moves

After the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, Brevard County Schools Assistant Superintendent Matt Reed faced a challenge unlike any in his career.

His team had to find, hire and train more than two dozen new employees to carry firearms on school campuses and protect students in the event of a school shooter. They had less than six months.

The district missed the deadline.

"Even though school started in August, it really was another month and a ...