School shooting: Teachers in Pennsylvania get 16in bats after Florida

School shooting: Teachers in Pennsylvania get 16in bats after Florida
 

A Pennsylvanian school district has given its teachers baseball bats in the fight against school shooters.
All 500 teachers of Millcreek School District near Erie got a 16in (41cm) bat in the wake of the Parkland, Florida high school attack in February.
Though the bats are largely symbolic, Superintendent William Hall said, they are there as a "last resort".
"Unfortunately, we're in a day and age where one might need to use them to protect ourselves and our kids."
The superintendent said the aim was to have a "consistent tool" for every teacher in every... read more

 
11 April 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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