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Michele Clark High School Votes To Keep School Resource Officers

Though no students spoke at the meeting, the West Side school's principal said some students supported keeping police officers on campus.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Some Chicago School Councils Tasked With Voting On Police In Schools Aren’t Following The Rules

The process so far underscores long-standing issues around the transparency of the groups, how much they are supported and trained, and lackluster participation.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Pilsen High School Votes Out Police, Becoming Second CPS School To Eliminate Cops On Campus

Benito Juarez council members want CPS to use the funding for more social workers, counselors, nurses and restorative justice programs.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

School Where Cops Were Caught On Video Dragging Student Down Stairs Votes To Keep Its Officers

Chicago schools like Marshall, Kenwood and Corliss are voting to keep cops in schools despite nationwide calls to remove officers from campuses.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago School Councils Have Just Weeks To Decide Whether To Keep Cops On Campus — But 4 Are Delaying The Decision

More than 70 schools have to vote on whether to keep police in schools by Aug. 15, per a mandate from the district.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Hundreds Of Lane Tech Students And Alumni Petition School To Get Rid Of Cops On Campus

Lane Tech's local school council is hosting a special meeting Tuesday to decide when to vote on the issue.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago’s Local School Councils Are Weighing Whether To Keep Cops In Schools. Here Are The Meetings This Week

Two councils have voted in support of removing resource officers from their schools already.

Downtown

Roberto Clemente School Council Wants Police Out — But First They Want To Hear From Neighbors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools chief Janice Jackson don't support unilaterally removing officers, and say local school councils should make the final call.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Prominent Chicago High School Votes Down School Police Program. Will Others Follow?

Northside College Prep’s Local School Council voted to remove officers from campus this fall. Their action could be a preview for similar votes to come.

North Park

CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For 2 Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

Downtown

Chicago Public Schools Will Keep Its Police Program — For Now

The school board voted 4-3 in favor of keeping Chicago Police officers in city schools.

Downtown

Chicago School Board To Vote On Removing School Police Wednesday

The vote comes as multiple school districts across the country are severing relationships with local police. But the district chief says the ultimate decision must remain with individual schools.

Downtown

Chicago Police Are Staying In Schools After Ordinance To Remove Cops From CPS Fails To Advance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who has been clear about her plan to keep police in schools, said it's up to local school councils to decide on whether school resource officers should be removed.

Downtown

It’s Time To Get Police Out Of Schools, New Ordinance Says — But Will Mayor Get On Board?

"We don't need police officers and people with guns in public education or education, period," said Ald. Jeanette Taylor.

Downtown

Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

Downtown

Here’s A First Look At The $33 Million Deal Between Chicago Schools And The City’s Police Department

Details are publicly available for the first time in a new $33 million contract laying out the most sweeping changes to the school police program in over a decade.

Downtown
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