Groups Call For Austin ISD To Shift Money From Policing In Schools To Building Community

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

As the school board finalizes its FY2021 budget, racial justice advocates are calling on the Austin Independent School District to move money away from policing. The Austin Justice Coalition and other groups are asking the board to divest from what they consider "excessive funding" for school police departments – that includes not filling vacancies or increasing the number of school resource officers.

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