With reduced in-person attendance through the remainder of this school year, the Chicago Public Schools' Chief of Security Jadine Chou said that full-time uniformed Chicago police officers is "not necessary."
The Indiana Secured School Board has approved more than $19 million in matching state grant funds. The $19.4 million in awards allows the Board to fully fund all eligible, top-priority projects identified by 418 schools in their applications to the Secured School Safety Grant program (SSSG). In addition, the Board fully funded all school threat assessment projects, as well as eligible projects geared toward implementing health and wellness support services for parents and students.
A new committee will report back to the Madison, Wis. School Board about how to handle safety, security and disproportionality in discipline after the board voted to remove school resource officers (SROs), says a news report.
The Minneapolis, Minn. Board of Education is "quietly" hiring "public safety support specialists" (PSSS) after the Board unanimously voted in June to cancel its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department in response to the killing of George Floyd.