USA: Should Teachers Carry Guns? Absolutely Not! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Should Teachers Carry Guns? Absolutely Not!

Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

– By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The job of a teacher is to teach. It is not to have a gun strapped to his or her body. There are enough personnel in the administration that can get proper training to protect schools and students. Teachers have enough to worry about; carrying guns is the last thing that a teacher needs to be effective.

In 1988, I walked into one of the most challenging classrooms in New York City. I expected the students to be well disciplined and to follow directions. In Guyana and the Caribbean, students did what they were told, at least in the old days. The schools were in the heart of the community and it meant that the teachers and parents interacted almost on a daily basis.

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  • Mark  On March 30, 2018 at 1:01 am

    North American society is so dysfunctional because of their LGBT culture that teachers have to arm themselves with guns so that the police wouldn’t be blamed for murdering Black and Hispanic students.

  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On March 30, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    I agree with Dr. Narine: “[T]he job of a teacher is to teach and not to have to worry about the gun in the locker.” His recommendations for keeping our children safe at our schools make total sense.

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