• L.A. Schools Cut Police Force and Reallocate Funds to Help Black Students

    16 days ago - By Essence

    By Ashlee Banks · February 18, 2021February 18, 2021 Schools in Los Angeles will soon see changes now that the Board of Education has approved plans to reallocate millions of dollars from the school police budget to fund the achievement of Black students. The new plan, which was approved on Tuesday, February 16, will take $36.5 million away from the school police force and apply it to the Black Student Achievement Plan. The program will be available at 53 schools that host a large number of Black students who are performing poorly in subjects like math and English, according to The...
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