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Phoenix Union will no Longer have School Resource Officers

Phoenix Union will no Longer have School Resource Officers

The Phoenix, AZ, Union High School District (PUHSD) is deciding how to spend more than a million dollars of its budget that would have gone to school resource officers.

Portland State University PD to Lay Down Guns

Portland State University PD to Lay Down Guns

Portland State University said Thursday its police force will no longer carry guns while patrolling on campus. The decision stems from heightened calls for change to policing policies.



Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It

Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It's Safe Again

The American Academy of Pediatrics joined with three education organizations to weigh in on the conversation regarding the return to school. Their perspective: Yes, children learn best when they're in the classroom; but only when it's safe to do so.

Minneapolis Schools Cutting Ties with City Police

Minneapolis Schools Cutting Ties with City Police

In June, like several other public and private institutions, the Minneapolis Board of Education unanimously voted to cancel its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department in response to the killing of George Floyd. The call for dismantling police forces, in this case, on campus is getting some mileage.

Cuomos Plans to Reopen New York Schools Includes Tracking Visitors

Cuomos Plans to Reopen New York Schools Includes Tracking Visitors

An action plan laid out by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Monday calls for reopening New York schools in regions of the state with less than a 5 percent coronavirus infection rate.

Utah Gov. Approves Board of Education Requirements for Reopening Schools

Utah Gov. Approves Board of Education Requirements for Reopening Schools

Gov. Gary Herbert approved the Utah State Board of Education’s requirements and recommendations for reopening schools in the state.

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.

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