The “No Cops in Schools” movement in Madison experienced a major victory last week when the school board voted unanimously to end the school district’s contract with the police department and remove SROs from Madison schools. Today, we talk to some of the youth activists who helped make it happen. Our guests are Cilena and […]
That’s the question our reporting interns Peyton Barber and Mario Canacasco set out to investigate. For the past two decades, there have been MPD police officers stationed in each of the major Madison high schools, paid for by the school district. But recently, this deal has come under scrutiny by community members who say that […]
In the wake of a heated meeting last week about whether or not to keep police in Madison high schools, more questions and opinions are arising about the role of education resource officers (EROs) in schools. On today’s show, substitute host Denise DeMarb digs into the nuances of this issue with guests from the ad […]
Should there be police officers in our Madison High Schools? What should be the scope of their duties? On August 23rd, Carousel spoke with Madison Metropolitan School District Board Members Thomas J. Mertz and Michael Flores, and GSAFE’s Racial Justice Youth Organizer Ali Muldrow about Educational Resource Officers (EROs) in Madison schools.