And now, a privately funded deputy guarding elementary school kids, the Washington Post reports. The mother of a young girl in Florida is paying $32 an hour for an armed deputy to guard her daughter’s school, Old Kings Elementary, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal. Resident Laura Lauria already paid the Flagler County School District for two months and agreed to pay the bill for the rest of the academic year. The News-Journal quoted Superintendent Janet Valentine as saying, “I don’t know how you say no to such a wonderful gesture.” District officials have talked about hiring deputies to...

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