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Christian School Teacher Leaves LOADED GUN In Children's Restroom!

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It's every elementary school parent's worst nightmare.

Beth Jean Dixon, a 63-year-old teacher at Cumberland Valley Christian School in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, left a loaded, holstered pistol in a school bathroom where it was found by children.

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Authorities say the incident occurred on August 25 in a unisex, one-toilet bathroom at the school, as Dixon removed her gun from her waist to use the bathroom, placed it on the top of the toilet tank, and promptly forgot about it.

Later, four children — ages 6 to 8 — found the gun and one of them reported it to his parent, who then went to a teacher.

When informed of what happened, Dixon immediately resigned from the school, according to police.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

The school's president, Reverend Mike Sanders, spoke to the media on Tuesday, saying:

"We're thankful because it could have been a lot worse."

No kidding.

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Before the incident, the school did not have any policies in place regarding employees carrying guns on school grounds, although now, they have since put in a temporary policy banning guns unless previously approved by administration.

That policy will be reviewed by the school's board during their next meeting, on September 19, to come up with a long-term solution.

In the meantime, Dixon has since been charged with crimes including reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of children, in addition to being out of a job.

A tough situation all around, but at the very least, we are SO glad this didn't end up much worse than it did.

We can't believe arming all teachers is what some people actually advocate…

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