arming teachers Arming Teachers "Ludicrous," Says Local Education Leader By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Jun 6, 2018 Listen Listening... / 1:27 Listen to the story here. Should teachers carry weapons onto school grounds? That’s a question one recent North Carolina poll attempted to answer. And a bill that would allow teachers to have firearms in the classroom is now in the Rules Committee of the North Carolina General Assembly. Republican Representative Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County filed the School Self-Defense Act last month.