(Las Vegas, NV) — The tragedy in Connecticut has hit America on many levels and that includes the ability to protect schools from intruders.
Clark County Education Association’s Ruben Murillo believes the NRA has focused on the wrong solution when it suggested putting armed guards in schools.
“That would cost an estimated $6 billion. It would be nice if the NRA would support programs that would help to add counselors in the classroom to help address the mental health issues that are out there.”
Murillo believes that children who may suffer from sort of mental health issue do not have the proper outlet in Clark County to receive help.
“We really need to take a look at how to make schools safer. Not by putting guns in the classroom but by putting more resources in the classrooms so we can identify mental health issues, potential dangerous students and give them the proper tools to make students healthier.”
Murillo added that guns in the classroom could creat more problems and that CCEA does not support such a change.