In an unanimous vote, Oakland Unified School District’s board passed the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate Oakland Schools Police Department” on Wednesday.
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Lizeth Cuellar and Michael Slaughter, Ph.D. to the Texas School Safety Center Board for terms set to expire Feb. 1, 2021.
The state will not require students to wear facemasks, shields, or be tested for the deadly coronavirus when Texas schools re-open for in-person classes in the fall.
- By Corbett Smith, Eva-Marie Ayala
As thousands of people across the country protested in response to the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, multiple school districts are considering removing school resource officers from schools.
A majority of college presidents surveyed by the American Council of Education say a fall opening is likely.
March 2020 was the first March in about 20 years without a school shooting in the United States. The Washington Post reported that has been school shootings in the month of March every year since 2002.
Trustees unanimously vote to reopen residential campuses in Florida and Arizona; face-to-face instruction begins June 30
Brian Miller was fired from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office last year for not adequately responding to the shooting. Now that firing has been thrown out by a union arbitrator.
Many districts, including Lyon County in Nevada, are grappling with how to cut costs in the face of a drop in revenue to fund schools.
Officers are helping with truancy checks, technology assistance, road patrol and meal distribution as schools across the state remain closed through at least May 1.