FASTER ad running in Ohio School Board Association magazine

The Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) publishes a magazine for its members on a bi-monthly basis. Inside the back cover of the latest edition school administrators will find an ad for FASTER Saves Lives, sponsored by Buckeye Firearms Foundation.

FASTER Saves Lives: Buckeye Firearms Foundation reaching educators at statewide conferences

The Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) holds its annual Capital Conference in November each year. At the most recent conference, Buckeye Firearms Foundation was invited to host a breakout session on armed school staff. We also had a booth to talk to schools about safety and security and the option of armed staff.

Buckeye Firearms Foundation's Jim Irvine addresses Lake Local school board on FASTER program

(Photo by Kristen Norman/Sentinel-Tribune)

On Saturday, January 24, Buckeye Firearms Foundation President Jim Irvine and Joe Eaton, Program Director of the Foundation's Faculty / Administrator Safety Training & Emergency Response (FASTER), were given the opportunity to address the Lake Local Board of Education about the matter of school safety.

From the Toledo Blade:

Another Ohio school investigates arming staff to protect its students

by Chad D. Baus

In the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre in late 2012, gun ban extremists sought to use the incident to achieve their legislative goals, despite the fact that nothing they were proposing would have prevented the terrible attack.

Sidney Schools' armed teacher program draws national attention as another Ohio school district considers same

by Chad D. Baus

Approximately one year ago, Sidney, Ohio school district went public with its involvement in a program offered by the Shelby Co. Sheriff's Office to arm teachers in the district.


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