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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Guns in Schools in Alaska.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 29 November
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Guns in Schools in Alaska
Alaska prohibits guns in schools. Alaska generally prohibits the knowing possession of a firearm, carried openly or concealed, at any preschool, elementary, junior high or secondary school, including the buildings, grounds, parking lots or school buses, without the permission of the chief administrative officer of the school or district. Students are also prohibited from knowingly possessing a firearm within the buildings of, on the grounds of, or on the school parking lot of a public or private preschool, elementary, junior high, or secondary school, on a school bus while being transported to or from school or a school-sponsored event, or while participating in a school-sponsored event, unless the student has obtained the prior permission of the chief administrative officer or his or her designee of the school or district.
Alaska also prohibits concealed weapons permit holders from carrying a concealed handgun in these locations.
Alaska has no specific statutes or regulations restricting firearms on college or university property…