An independent report from the national Council of Great City Schools (CGCS) on safety in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) recommended forming a committee of stakeholders to discuss restoring school police. The report also suggested finalizing a long-awaited memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Boston Police Department (BPD) regarding how schools will be secured absent a school police force.
The report was commissioned by BPS to help improve safety and security at all facilities and schools. It is a report required by the state’s Systemic Improvement Plan for BPS and has been conducted over the last several months. Supt. Mary Skipper said the report will help them “map out strategies” to create safe learning environments for students.
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