[caption id="attachment_119324" align="alignleft" width="150"] No members of the public spoke out against the measure at a recent school board meeting, board President Larry Martin said.[/caption]

A rural school district in Ohio is drawing attention with its plans to arm a handful of its non-teaching employees with handguns this year—perhaps even janitors.

Four employees in the Montpelier schools have agreed to take a weapons training course and carry their own guns inside the district's one building, which houses 1,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade, school officials said.

"It's kind of a sign of...

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