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NYC school security guard bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs the non-public school security guard bill. At left, next to mayor, is Councilmember David Greenfield, the bill’s sponsor. Photo courtesy of Greenfield’s office.

City to reimburse non-public schools for security guard costs

Brooklyn Daily Eagle19 hours ago
Mayor Bill de Blasio signs the non-public school security guard bill. At left, next to mayor, is Councilmember David Greenfield, the bill’s sponsor.

Private and religious schools will be able to hire security guards and get reimbursed by the city, thanks to a new law Mayor Bill de Blasio signed on Jan. 5.

Under the new law, which goes into effect on April 1, non-public schools that have enrollments of 300 or more students will be allowed to receive reimbursements from the city to cover the costs of hiring and training security guards.

Parents, students react to DPS security guard cuts

Fox 2 Detroit – ‎20 hours ago‎
DETROIT (WJBK) – A step to help ease financial stress on Detroit Public Schools is causing concern. Parents and students are reacting to the news that the district is cutting security guards at a handful of schools. It’s no secret DPS is in financial

– A step to help ease financial stress on Detroit Public Schools is causing concern. Parents and students are reacting to the news that the district is cutting security guards at a handful of schools.

It’s no secret DPS is in financial trouble. The Detroit News reports the district will begin making $26 million payments to the state in February and could be out of money as early as April.

DPS contracts the security guards from Securitas and says the reduction was part of its annual budgeting process.

Cash-strapped DPS cuts security guards at several schools

Fox 2 Detroit – ‎Jan 5, 2016‎
But sources say at least six schools are affected: Carver Stem Academy, Moses Field, Ludington Magnet Middle and Nichols, Hutchison and Dossin elementary middle schools. “They felt like this school didn’t need a security guard,” Garrett said. “Because

Detroit schools students say loss of security guards leaves them feeling unsafe

WXYZ – ‎Jan 5, 2016‎
DETROIT (WXYZ) – It is a simple question: Effective this week, how many Detroit schools no longer have security guards because of cuts? The Detroit Public School District is refusing to answer that question, saying providing even the number of people
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