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Vice President Elizabeth Todd-Breland, President Jianan Shi, and Board Member Tanya D. Woods of Chicago's school board preside over a meeting in April 2024.

Chicago Board of Education members Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Jianan Shi, and Tanya D. Woods at an April 2024 board meeting. In February, the board voted to remove police from Chicago Public Schools

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times

Vice President Elizabeth Todd-Breland, President Jianan Shi, and Board Member Tanya D. Woods of Chicago's school board preside over a meeting in April 2024.

Chicago Board of Education members Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Jianan Shi, and Tanya D. Woods at an April 2024 board meeting. In February, the board voted to remove police from Chicago Public Schools

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago schools’ plan to be safe without police

CPS has new plans for school safety including removing school officers and incorporating more restorative justice practices.

Chicago Board of Education members Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Jianan Shi, and Tanya D. Woods at an April 2024 board meeting. In February, the board voted to remove police from Chicago Public Schools

Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times

   

Since Chicago’s Board of Education voted in February to remove school resource officers from CPS, the district has released its new police-less safety plans – which includes implementing alternative discipline practices like restorative justice.

Reset checks in with an education reporter to get the latest on the plan and how it would work in schools across Chicago.

GUEST: Reema Amin, reporter, Chalkbeat Chicago

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