guns in schools http://kbia.org en Columbia school board members reject guns-in-schools proposal http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-members-reject-guns-schools-proposal <p>The Columbia Board of Education has voted against a measure that would have allowed two school officials to carry guns on campus. Board members voted 4 to 3 to reject the idea at a regular board meeting last night.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:00:06 +0000 Katie Link 35246 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board members reject guns-in-schools proposal Mo. Senate passes bill for school personnel to carry concealed weapons http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-bill-school-personnel-carry-concealed-weapons <p>The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would allow designated school personnel to carry concealed weapons in school buildings.</p><p>The Senate voted 26-6 Thursday to pass the measure. It now heads back to the House for further consideration.</p><p>The bill would allow school employees to voluntary become "protection officers" if they have a valid concealed weapons permit and undergo training for the position.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:39:49 +0000 Associated Press 33087 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes bill for school personnel to carry concealed weapons Columbia schools reconsider arming security directors http://kbia.org/post/columbia-schools-reconsider-arming-security-directors <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A Columbia school district committee is looking into allowing two district employees to carry firearms.</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:50:19 +0000 Associated Press 29336 at http://kbia.org Columbia schools reconsider arming security directors Bill would require gun safety course in 1st grade http://kbia.org/post/bill-would-require-gun-safety-course-1st-grade <p>Missouri first-graders would have to take a gun safety course under a bill being considered by a state Senate committee.</p><p>Sen. Dan Brown, a Republican from Rolla, outlined his proposal Tuesday for the chamber's General Laws Committee. No one spoke in opposition, and the committee did not vote on it.</p><p>The bill would mandate the teaching of the National Rifle Association's Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program in every first-grade classroom. Brown says it would teach young children what to do if they come across an unsecured weapon.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:18:42 +0000 Associated Press 28037 at http://kbia.org Bill would require gun safety course in 1st grade Missouri lawmakers propose allowing some teachers to carry guns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-propose-allowing-some-teachers-carry-guns <p></p><p></p><p>More than two dozen Missouri lawmakers are backing legislation that would allow teachers and administrators with concealed gun permits to carry weapons in schools. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 22:59:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26184 at http://kbia.org Missouri lawmakers propose allowing some teachers to carry guns