Panel for school safety made these recommendations, Civil Liberties groups too reacted

Set up by US President Donald Trump, the safety panel has gone on to recommend that schools could arm themselves in wake of numerous school shooting incidents.

The recommendation also includes that veterans could be employed as guards for the purpose.

The Federal Commission on School Safety panel, led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, was set up after the February massacre in Parkland, Florida.

The incident at the time claimed 17 people after which mass gun control protests broke out.

School districts where police responses could be slower, such as rural districts, may benefit in particular, the commission said.

It also recommended education authorities hiring military veterans and former police officers who “can also serve as highly effective educators.”

The American Civil Liberties Union condemned that proposition.

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