The issue of if police officers should be stationed in schools is a big one these days, and one that will be considered in policy discussions – and in class discussions come the fall.

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Here are recent resources on the issue of police in schools:

Should police officers be in schools? California education leaders rethink school safety is from Ed Source.

Do Police Officers Make Schools Safer or More Dangerous? is from The NY Times.

Fueled by protests, school districts across the country cut ties with police is from The Washington Post.

The End of Police in Schools is from U.S. News.

School districts cut ties with local police amid George Floyd protests is from Axios.

For teen activists, defunding school police has been a decade in the making is from The L.A. Times.

Inside The National Movement To Push Police Out Of Schools is from NPR.

Why There’s A Push To Get Police Out Of Schools is from NPR.

Do police keep schools safe? Fuel the school-to-prison pipeline? Here’s what research says. is from Chalkbeat.

Sacramento City Unified votes to sever contract with city police is from The Sacramento Bee.

San Francisco public television has produced this video and lesson plan:

L.A. school board cuts its police force and diverts funds for Black student achievement is from The L.A. Times.

Protesters Urged Defunding the Police. Schools in Big Cities Are Doing It. is from The NY Times.


Pomona school district defunds police, reimagines school safety is from The L.A. Times.