Starting next spring in two Iowa school districts there will be a hunter's safety course administered during physical education classes.

At North Butler and Clarksville Community School District's students in 7th and 8th grade will take a mandatory hunter's safety course, according to Radio Iowa.  Students from grades 9th-12th will be given the option to take these courses.  Parents who don't want their children participating can opt out of the class.

“What we do best is educate our kids,” said Superintendent Joel Foster. “We feel if we educate our kids in how to use weapons responsibly, how to respect them, understand it’s not a video game and those sort of things, that maybe we’ll cut down on our chances of having a severe incident.”

Will you let your child take this course?

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