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Oakland School Board Votes to Eliminate District Police

In an unanimous vote, Oakland Unified School District’s board passed the “George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate Oakland Schools Police Department” on Wednesday.

Texas Governor Appoints Eight To Texas School Safety Center Board

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.



Texas Says Schools Can Re-open in the Fall; State Won’t Require Facemasks or Virus Testing

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.

School Districts Across the Country Reconsider Police in Schools

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.

College Presidents Say a Fall Opening Is Likely, According to Survey

College Presidents Say a Fall Opening Is Likely, According to Survey

A majority of college presidents surveyed by the American Council of Education say a fall opening is likely.

March is First Month in a While With No Campus Shootings But Wait

March is First Month in a While With No Campus Shootings But Wait

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.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to Open

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to Open

Trustees unanimously vote to reopen residential campuses in Florida and Arizona; face-to-face instruction begins June 30

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Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Reinstated After Being Fired For Actions During Parkland Shooting

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.

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Nevada School District Cuts School Resource Officer Program To Weather Coronavirus Budget Cuts

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.

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How School Resource Officers in Florida Are Still Contributing to Districts During Coronavirus Crisis

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.

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