When a teen gunman walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and kill 17 students, one proposal from lawmakers was to arm teachers.
Often when there's a crisis in schools, whether it's a school shooting, child mental health issue or poor discipline, the conversation turns to teachers and what they can do to help. So when do teachers get to teach?
MPR host Marianne Combs spoke to three guests about the increasing pressures placed on teachers. They were Education Minnesota president Denise Specht, 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year Abdul Wright and Maria Le, a teacher at Central Park Elementary in Roseville.
Use the audio player above to listen to their discussion.