South Carolina lawmakers are looking to better prepare teachers to save lives.

SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – South Carolina lawmakers are looking to better prepare teachers to save lives.

State Representative Wendell Gilliard pre-filed a bill that would require CPR training for many teachers across the state.

Earlier this year a teacher in Charleston saved a student using CPR after he got into a retention pond.

The bill would only affect teachers at schools near retention ponds.

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