Demands for police reforms include increasing mental health services which are seen as key to helping young people, especially Black students, succeed studies say.
Faculty are demanding that CSU reform police, require students take ethnic studies classes and erase racial pay gaps, among other requests.
As districts disband or reform their police units, policymakers consider how to improve campus safety statewide.
But the state needs to take stronger action to reform campus discipline, advocates say.
Oakland Unified board to consider eliminating district police force, West Contra Costa Unified teachers urge board to rid police on campuses.
Community members handed out free water, snacks and hand sanitizer as students and families marched down Broadway.
The report used federal data to make the argument that schoolchildren in America are over-policed and under-supported by health and mental health professionals.
State investigators also found that the district violated students' Fourth Amendment rights and the rights of students with disabilities. The district agreed to five years of state monitoring.
A flurry of state legislation aimed at making schools safer was proposed after the Parkland school massacre. Here’s where the various proposals stand now.
A system being unveiled at Anaheim High School this week includes high-resolution images of the school’s every nook and cranny.
Stockton Unified spent nearly $3 million on school policing from state money targeted for low-income, English learner and foster youth students, the ACLU found in a data analysis.
The lawsuit is seeking detailed information about student arrests.