Diverse perspectives on cops in Denver schools

The Denver school board voted unanimously Thursday night to end the district’s contract with the Denver Police Department. The outcome was never in doubt, but under the surface, the decision has roiled the district.

As documented during last night’s board public comment session, educators –including educators of color — seem evenly divided over the wisdom of removing School Resource Officers from DPS secondary schools. This Chalkbeat article, based on emails obtained through a Colorado Open Records Act request, captures the range of thoughts and feelings on the issue from DPS principals.

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