Early Intervention: Addressing Rising Behavior Issues in Schools


The debate over arming teachers in schools rages on, but the real issue at hand is the safety of our children. This episode of SecurED, hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, features a candid conversation with Andrew Callis Jr. that delves into the heart of this contentious topic. With startling statistics on emergency response times and an urgent need for proactive measures, this discussion couldn’t be more relevant.

Can Arming Teachers Truly Ensure School Safety?

Join us as we confront the pressing question: should teachers carry guns? Andrew Callis Jr. provides critical insights into why arming teachers may not be the solution we need. Instead, he argues that a focus on early intervention and comprehensive safety measures is paramount.

Key Discussion Points:

  • The Reality of Response Times: Discover the shocking reality of emergency response times in schools and why relying solely on law enforcement may not be enough.
  • Early Intervention Matters: Explore the significance of early intervention in identifying potential threats before they escalate.
  • The Need for Accountability: Uncover the critical issue of accountability in implementing school safety measures and how politics can hinder progress.

Background on the Guest:

  • Andrew Callis Jr., a former educator with 25 years of experience and a current member of M6 Global Defense.

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