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Newtown Teacher Charged For Bringing Gun to School

By The Associated Press — April 12, 2016 1 min read

A teacher was arrested last week for bringing a gun to a middle school in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman shot and killed 20 students and six educators at nearby Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, police said.

Jason Adams, 46, has a valid pistol permit, but Connecticut state law bans firearms on school grounds.

Adams was charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds. He has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.

A version of this article appeared in the April 13, 2016 edition of Education Week as Newtown Teacher Charged For Bringing Gun to School

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