August 24, 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT: Keeping Every Child Safe in Class: Confronting the Push for De-Policed Schools
Removing School Resource Officers puts local schools is a risky proposition. Join us as our panel delivers a wake-up call on this critical issue.
Monday, Aug 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
School Resource Officers play an important role in keeping students safe, even serving as role models in their local communities. However, since George Floyd's tragic death, protesters and policymakers have been calling for reform to, and in some cases the defunding of, police departments around the country. The Minneapolis Board of Education and others have severed their contracts with local police, yet removing School Resource Officers from local schools is a risky proposition. Join us as our panel delivers a wake-up call on this critical issue.
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