District Cuts All Security Officers in Middle Schools

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Long Beach Unified School District eliminated campus security officers (CSOs) at all of its middle schools as part of a round of budget cuts in July.

The district cut about 20 CSO positions at the schools, the Press-Telegram reports. There will still be 63 CSOs at its high schools this fall, as well as armed campus police officers.

The district has cut more than $330 million from its budget and more than 1,000 jobs in the past four years to offset losses in state funding.

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