Schoolhouse Beat

San Francisco district moves to limit the role of police at schools

As the debate grows over discipline policies in schools, San Francisco is taking a lead role among big cities by formally limiting the role of police on campuses and requiring specific types of training for school-based officers. The Center for Public Integrity reports that San Francisco is putting the final touches on an agreement between the city’s police department and school district that’s designed to further restrain law enforcement involvement in routine discipline and ensure that arrests of students are a last resort.

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