MSCS won’t allow teachers to carry guns

Arlington, Lakeland and Millington schools also follow suit

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 22, 2024 6:50 PM CT | Published: May 22, 2024 10:33 AM CT

The MSCS school board passed a resolution April 30 that prohibits employees from carrying firearms on campus. Some suburban districts have also said they won’t allow teachers to concealed carry on their campuses.


Memphis-Shelby County Schools Shelby County Sheriff's Office concealed carry
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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