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Black Student Voices: Security and Police Presence in Schools

By Bridget Fetsko — August 13, 2020 4:27

Education Week spoke with 10 Black high school students from across the country about how they think issues of race and racism should be handled in school. In the third video of this series, students talk about the impact of policing in schools. The students spoke about feeling uneasy and unsafe around police officers. Security should be aimed at protecting students from intruders or other sources of harm, they said. Instead, the policing of students

Bridget Fetsko
Visuals Intern Education Week
Bridget Fetsko is a former visuals intern for Education Week.

Catherine Gewertz, Senior Contributing Writer; Sarah Schwartz, Staff Writer; and Madeline Will, Staff Writer contributed to this video.


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