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Public Education
Plan to replace SROs with restorative justice faces backlash at Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools unveiled a new safety plan aimed at replacing school resource officers (SROs) with restorative justice practices, but some question whether the move actually makes school safer. The… Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Chicago Board of Education votes to get rid of SROs, sparking safety concerns

The Chicago Board of Education voted to end its contract with the Chicago Police Department, which provides school resource officers (SROs) to 39 public schools.  Last week’s vote came at… Read More

February 28, 2024
Legislation
Minnesota cops say Dem law is forcing them out of schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Minnesota Democrats are trying, and in some cases failing, to convince police officers to return to public schools after a law they passed caused 40… Read More

September 25, 2023
Legislation
Republicans, law enforcement call for Minnesota special session over school violence

(The Center Square) – Minnesota law enforcement groups and Republican lawmakers called on Gov. Tim Walz to start a legislative special session on school resource officers after a video of… Read More

September 14, 2023
Courts
‘They’re trying to hide the ball.’ Denver school district appeals court order to release video of closed-door meeting following shooting 

A judge ruled last week that the Denver Public Schools board violated state law when it held a closed-door meeting, and the district must now release the recording to the… Read More

July 3, 2023
Public Education
Arizona school district bringing back SROs to combat school violence

A Phoenix school board voted unanimously to bring police officers back to the district due to a disturbing rise in student violence. The Phoenix Union High School District (PXU) made… Read More

June 8, 2023