Durango School District 9-R won’t arm school security guards

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Durango School District 9-R won’t arm school security guards

Community survey shows split support for measure
The Durango School District 9-R board will not arm school security guards, but plans to keep pursuing other options for keeping children safe in schools.

Durango School District 9-R won’t arm school security guards

The Durango School District 9-R board will not arm school security guards, but plans to keep pursuing other options for keeping children safe in schools.
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9-R survey results

Durango School District 9-R conducted a survey to gauge levels of support or opposition to certain school security measures, including arming school security guards. The online survey garnered more than 1,500 responses, although not everyone answered every question. Following is how respondents answered a question about arming guards:
50 students opposed the measure, and 34 supported it.114 teachers opposed the measure, and 72 supported it. 62 support staff favored the measure, and 38 opposed it.11 administrators supported the measure, and 8 opposed it.113 community members supported the measure, and 105 opposed it.392 parents supported the measure, and 336 opposed it.Not every respondent identified with one of the subgroups listed here.

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