Union Grove ISD to allow select teachers, administrators to be armed on campus

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 8:24am

With wholehearted support from its community, the Union Grove school board enacted a policy Thursday night to allow select, licensed and trained teachers and administrators to have a firearm on campus.

Union Grove ISD, a Class 2A school district in rural Upshur County with 761 students, is only the second district in Texas to enact such a policy. The first was Harrold ISD in 2007.

“The worst thing we can do is nothing,” Union Grove school board Vice President Rusty Dyar said.

Click here to read the full story by the Longview News-Journal.


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