Minneapolis public schools end their contract with police over the murder of #GeorgeFloyd :
For more than a decade, advocates have pushed to limit use of police in schools. On June 2, the Minneapolis Public Schools board voted to cut ties to the police department, which provided officers to the district at a cost of $1 million a year.
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Minneapolis Board of Education votes to kick police out of public schools over George Floyd’s death
Minneapolis public schools ended their contract with police after the killing of #GeorgeFloyd : "We don't have the same values." Teachers say police are a "symbol of fear" for students. 47% of public schools in the U.S. have regular law enforcement on campus carrying firearms.
Why are Minneapolis public schools ending their contract with the police department to provide security in schools? “We cannot have contracts with organizations that allow a culture that does not value the human lives of its black citizens,” board member Jenny Arneson said.
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