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    DeVos Reportedly Mulling U.S. Guns-for-Teachers Funding

    In a potential reversal of longstanding policy, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reportedly considering a plan to allow states to buy weapons for teachers with federal funds. While recent school safety bills prohibit using the money to buy guns, a loophole in the $1 billion Student Support and Academic Enrichment program — designed to provide educational funding for America’s poorest schools — could allow DeVos to use it to arm educators. The department has in the past said arming teachers should be up to individual states.

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