school safety Arming Teachers "Ludicrous," Says Local Education Leader By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Jun 6, 2018 Listen Listening... / 1:27 Listen to the story here. Should teachers carry weapons onto school grounds? That’s a question one recent North Carolina poll attempted to answer. And a bill that would allow teachers to have firearms in the classroom is now in the Rules Committee of the North Carolina General Assembly. Republican Representative Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County filed the School Self-Defense Act last month. CoastLine: Hoggard High School Students, Public School Parent On Guns And School Safety By Rachel Lewis Hilburn & Rachel Keith • Mar 9, 2018 Mitch Barrie from Reno, NV, USA / Wikimedia Commons A 19-year-old gunman killed 17 people with an AR-15 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida about three weeks ago.