Ohio District to Allow Guns on School Property

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NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio — An Ohio school district will allow authorized employees to carry guns on school property when classes resume in August.

According to The Times Reporter, the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District board of education recently approved the plan.

The paper reported that selected employees must undergo tactical training and be recertified by the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Department every year. Employees must also have a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

The superintendent and board president told The Times Reporter that in order for the plan to work details about the number of people authorized to carry weapons or in which buildings have to be kept private.

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