Some schools are bringing back school resources officers
Oct 17, 2023

Some schools are bringing back school resources officers

More than 50 districts ended or curbed their use of school resource officers following the murder of George Floyd. Now that some are reversing course, we examine the costs.

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Two numbers from the hidden economic connections file

A couple of notable numbers were released morning: First, retail sales increased .7% in September, which is three times what analysts were expecting. The second notable thing is that treasury yields spiked the highest level since June of 2007. David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan funds, joins to discuss.

Some districts that stopped using school resource officers in recent years are now reversing course

Oct 17, 2023
Schools with an SRO present report about 30% fewer violent offenses than those that don’t. But it’s not for free.
Students enter George Washington High School in Denver, where a school resource officer was  reinstated earlier this year.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC