Chicago schools prepare lesson plan using dashcam video of cop shooting dead teen

Chicago schools prepare lesson plan using dashcam video of cop shooting dead teen

Schools say they plan on talking about the video which has emerged this week of the fatal shooting of black teenager by a white Chicago police officer last year.

City officials released the police dashcam video of the shooting on Tuesday.

Cook County prosecutors charged Officer Jason Van Dyke with first-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, whom he shot 16 times.

Officials of Chicago Public Schools say they’re preparing for the fallout resulting from the video.

The Chicago Tribune reports that parents have received a letter from Chief Education Officer Janice Jackson assuring them the video won’t be shown in schools.

Jackson also said it is likely students will discuss the video when they return to classrooms Monday.

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