Minneapolis School Board Cut Ties With Police. Will Others Follow?

Minneapolis Public Schools will no longer employ police officers for school security services.

Minneapolis School Board Cut Ties With Police. Will Others Follow?
In this Aug. 26. 2013, file photo, Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago. M. Spencer Green / AP PHOTO
Minneapolis School Board Cut Ties With Police. Will Others Follow?
In this Aug. 26. 2013, file photo, Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago. M. Spencer Green / AP PHOTO

Minneapolis School Board Cut Ties With Police. Will Others Follow?

Minneapolis Public Schools will no longer employ police officers for school security services.

The Minneapolis Board of Education on Tuesday voted unanimously to terminate its contract with the city’s police department.

Reset learns more about this decision and what it could mean for other school districts across the nation.

GUESTS: Lois Beckett, senior reporter at The Guardian

Yana Kunichoff, education reporter at Chalkbeat Chicago