More than 80 individuals and organizations have come together to urge the commission established by President Donald Trump to retain federal guidelines issued by the Obama administration to combat racial disparities in school discipline.
Thousands of students across the state Friday participated in the third national walkout since the February school massacre in Parkland, Fla. The event also recognized the 19th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High in Colorado.
The decision of the Compton Unified School District board to allow campus police to keep semi-automatic rifles in the trunks of their cars has sparked controversy. But Compton is just the latest school district in California where school police are authorized to use assault-style weapons.