Youth Are Leading The Movement For Police-Free Schools

By Tasasha Henderson, Truthout. -

In this moment of transformative possibility, amid activists’ growing calls to defund and abolish the police, young people across the country are leading a movement to remove police officers from [...]

After Cutting Ties With Police, Minneapolis Schools Quietly Hire Private Police

By Susan Du, City Pages. -

On Sunday, more than 100 Minneapolis teachers and families rallied in the parking lot outside the Davis Center, the district headquarters, to protest the hiring – without prior warning – of what [...]

Chicago School Board Votes To Keep Police Contract — For Now

By Nader Issa, Chicago Sun Times. -

Chicago’s school board has voted against ending a program that puts police officers in public schools, following the wishes of the mayor and top Chicago Public Schools leadership while rejecting [...]

Oakland School Board Votes To Remove Police From School

By Wilson Walker, CBS San Francisco. -

After about a two-hour debate the Oakland School Board tonight voted unanimously to eliminate the Oakland Unified School District Police Department from campuses. The “George Floyd Resolution” [...]

What’s The Alternative To Police In Schools?

By Curtis Black, Chicago Reporter. -

Thousands of Chicagoans have rallied in the past couple weeks behind the demand that Chicago Public Schools end its relationship with the police department. But a small group of advocates have [...]

1.7 Million Students Attend Schools With Police But No Counselors

By Evie Blad, Education Week -

As policymakers call for more school police in response to safety concerns, a new analysis of federal data shows that many students don't have access to other kinds of staff necessary for safety [...]