Opposition to police in city schools

Undeterred by rain, Ald. Jeanette Taylor (20th) tells demonstrators on Wednesday at Daley Plaza that she opposes the city’s $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department that pays for police officers in Chicago Public Schools. Taylor said that instead, she wants the city to hire more counselors, reduce class size in response to COAVID-19 pandemic and invest in infrastructure modifications to school buildings. 

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John Weis Loftus

All of the alternative uses for the funds, however idealistic they sound, is kind of beside the point. I assume Ms Taylor is going to take complete personal and legal responsibility for any violence that could’ve been prevented by having Chicago Police in schools. Of course.

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