Syracuse School Board Elections Heat Up Over Police Debate
Student activists pushing for police-free schools in Syracuse, New York, are backing Twiggy Billue, a candidate in the June 22 primary who wants to follow school districts across the country that have cut ties with cops.
Rachel M. Cohen Jun 11, 2021
This Election Could Transform Policing in Omaha
Racial justice protests rocked the city last year. Activists see next week’s mayoral race as a chance to take a new path.
Anoa Changa Mar 30, 2021
New Massachusetts Law Paves the Way for Police-Free Schools
Massachusetts ended a mandate requiring cops in schools. Now advocates want Maryland and Florida, the remaining states with such laws, to follow suit.
Rachel M. Cohen Feb 12, 2021
Seattle Cut Its Police Budget. Now the Public Will Decide How To Spend the Money.
The city will use participatory budgeting to allocate $30 million to programs that create "true public health and safety.”
Manjeet Kaur Jan 28, 2021