CPS will reduce funding for school resource officers by half and won’t pay for police while schools are closed for remote learning

Source Chicago Tribune
Original Load Date Aug. 10, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
Last Updated Aug. 10, 2020, 5:01 p.m.
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With the campaign to end school police only gaining traction since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Chicago Public Schools introduced a budget Monday that would cut in half funding for school-based officers. CPS had a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department for the...