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Dean Muller in Education Week: ‘Arm Teachers, Just Not With Guns’

Education Week, a national newspaper covering K-12 education, printed a letter to the editor from Robert D. Muller, Ed.D., dean of National Louis University’s National College of Education.

Muller’s letter, titled “Arm Teachers, Just Not With Guns,” argued for equipping teachers with resources proven to help them teach all learners. It was a response to the frequent call, heard even from the highest levels of government, to arm teachers in classrooms across the United States.

Read Dean Muller’s letter in Education Week here. 

To Defend Students, Here’s What Educators Should Gun For  Robert D. Muller, Ed.D., dean of NLU's National College of Education, responds to the national debate over whether to equip classroom teachers with guns



By Robert D. Muller, Ed.D. 

Arm Teachers?  Absolutely.

With the tools and supports they need to help all students learn to their potential.

As we reflect on the sickening, senseless loss of life in the Parkland, Florida school shooting, there is no question that we extend our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved. And then we go on to another day of precarious normalcy with talk, prognostication and dubious assumptions. Continue reading »