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Why getting back to ‘normal’ doesn’t have to involve police in schools

Why getting back to ‘normal’ doesn’t have to involve police in schools

Since COVID-19 forced many of America’s schools to teach kids remotely, parents and elected officials have been rightly concerned about when things will get back to normal. But there are certain aspects of education where a return to a prepandemic “normal” may not be in the best interests of America’s students. I believe that stationing […] … learn more→

US universities should invest in students, not in policing them

US universities should invest in students, not in policing them

Following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, weeks of persistent protest against police brutality have already begun to shift policy, including in higher education. A few days before the Minneapolis city council voted to disband the city’s police department entirely, the University of Minnesota declared that it would sever its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department for policing […] … learn more→