Sonali Kohli

education reporter at The LA Times

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The LAUSD board voted on Tuesday night to cut $25 million from the school police budget. That’s a 35% decrease to a department that employs more than 450 officers.

LAUSD board cuts $25 million from school police, puts it toward hiring mental health workers

The LAUSD board voted on Tuesday night to cut $25 million from the school police budget. That’s a 35% decrease to a department that employs more than 450 officers.

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When there’s a school shooting, the national media pays close attention, politicians urge action, and there’s an outpouring of grief for families who lost children.

The dangers South LA kids face just getting to and from school

When there’s a school shooting, the national media pays close attention, politicians urge action, and there’s an outpouring of grief for families who lost children.

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