Sonali Kohli

education reporter at The LA Times

Sonali Kohli on KCRW

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

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