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Detroit Public Schools: Doing School Security “On-the-Cheap”?

Posted by on August 21, 2010

Privatizing school safety officers may save money, but does it also increase safety risks? This debate is unfolding in Detroit, where the Detroit Public Schools recently fired all of its 226 school security officers and replaced them with $10-per-hour contracted private security staff.   The district says doing so will save the district $4.5 million a […]