New York City to spend $20 million on security guards at private and religious schools
from The Washington Post
New York City will soon start spending millions of public dollars a year to provide unarmed security personnel at private and religious schools. The City Council voted 41 to 4 to spend $19.8 million during the first year, starting April 1,to reimburse nonpublic schools with at least 300 students for expenses they incur hiring security guards. The guards must be unarmed, registered with the state, paid a "prevailing" rate and trained to work in elementary schools, according to the council.
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