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George Floyd: Pressure mounts to remove police from US schools

Activists want to divert school police funding to hire counsellors and mental health workers to support students.

In the wake of nationwide protests in the US, many districts are under pressure to remove police from schools.

School boards in Minneapolis, Portland, Denver and Oakland are just a few that have decided to end or phase out their contracts with police departments.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds brings us this report.