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Julian Richner, 9, leaves school for the day to meet his mother as he passes behind an armed security guard at Beverly Hills Unified School District's K-8 Horace Mann School in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday, May 13, 2019. Districts nationwide are employing a multi-layered approach for safety that combines mental health programs, bullying prevention initiatives with hardware and software technology, as well as armed and unarmed security officers. (Richard Vogel/AP)
Julian Richner, 9, leaves school for the day to meet his mother as he passes behind an armed security guard at Beverly Hills Unified School District's K-8 Horace Mann School in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Monday, May 13, 2019. Districts nationwide are employing a multi-layered approach for safety that combines mental health programs, bullying prevention initiatives with hardware and software technology, as well as armed and unarmed security officers. (Richard Vogel/AP)

Members of the Denver Board of Education are debating a resolution that would curtail the role of police officers in Denver Public Schools. School administrators in Minneapolis and Portland, Oregon, have already gone a step further by moving to end or severely limit the use of police at schools.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Jonathan Stith, national director for the Alliance for Educational Justice.

This segment aired on June 9, 2020.

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