Minneapolis public school board to vote on terminating its contract with police

The district ‘cannot align itself with the Minneapolis police and claim to fight institutional racism’ said a board member

Minneapolis public schools are considering whether to end their contract with the city’s police department following the death of George Floyd.

The city’s public school board will vote on Tuesday evening on a resolution that would terminate the school district’s contract with the police department to provide “school resource officers” and mandate that the superintendent prepare an alternate plan for keeping students safe. 

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