• Description

This report describes teachers' views of key school safety and security needs, measures, and related issues, including specific questions focusing on arming teachers as an approach to school security. It uses the results of a fall 2022 survey via The RAND Corporation's American Educator Panels (AEP). The AEP are nationally representative samples of teachers, school leaders, and district leaders across the country. The panels are a proud member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research's Transparency Initiative.

Teachers' Views on School Safety: Consensus on Many Security Measures, But Stark Division About Arming Teachers