Can police-free schools keep students safe?

And we are live with Marika Pfefferkorn, Co-founder Twin Cities Innovation Alliance (TCIA) & Executive Director, Midwest Center for School Transformation (MCST).School boards across the country are considering ending their school resource officer programs and removing the police from their schools. While this goes a long way toward decriminalizing youth, will it make schools unsafe?

Posted by Citizen Ed on Thursday, June 11, 2020

And we are live with Marika Pfefferkorn, Co-founder Twin Cities Innovation Alliance (TCIA) & Executive Director, Midwest Center for School Transformation (MCST). School boards across the country are considering ending their school resource officer programs and removing the police from their schools. While this goes a long way toward decriminalizing youth, will it make schools unsafe?

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Chris Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Post, a media project of the Results in Education Foundation. He is a lifelong activist and 20-year supporter of nonprofit and education-related causes. Stewart has served as the director of outreach and external affairs for Education Post, the executive director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF), and an elected member of the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education.

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