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Oakland School Board Votes To Eliminate Campus Police

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The Oakland Unified School District on Wednesday voted to eliminate its school police department.

In this unanimous decision by Oakland’s school board, they cited the disproportionate arrest of black students, and they brought up the many alternative ways to handle discipline inside schools.

This comes following parents and activists who have been calling on the school district to redirect money spent on police into social events for students, called the George Floyd Resolution to Eliminate the Oakland School Police Department.

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