Teachers Fire Up For Free CHL Classes

The growing debate over gun control in the country is sparking new discussion among educators.

After the shooting in Newtown Connecticut, some school districts are making a tough decision, whether to allow teachers to carry guns on campus. But some teachers are taking matters into their own hands.

An Oak Hill man has decided to open up his gun training class to teachers; all for free. In hopes of training them not only to protect themselves but their students as well.

For Pam Rattan, it’s not everyday that she fires a gun. She’s a teacher for Leander ISD, but Sunday the roles were reversed as she learned how to use a gun.

“I wanted to have lessons from someone that was a professional that knew what was going on and to make me feel more comfortable about it,” said Rattan.

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