School District Arms Teachers with Tiny Baseball Bats

Daily News Article - April 16, 2018


1. For what reason has Pennsylvania’s Millcreek School District distributed 16 inch bats to teachers in every district classroom?

2. How does the superintendent view the bats?

3. How does local teachers union president Jon Cacchione explain the usefulness of the bats?

4. What other safety measures has the Millcreek District taken?

5. a) Why did the district conduct a community survey on the possibility of arming select staff members, should the Pennsylvania make that a legal option?
b) What were the results of the survey?

6. In what creative way did another Pennsylvania school district (Blue Mountain Schools) equip their classrooms?

7. Discussion questions:

Explain your answers.