Chicago works to curb student violence

Sept. 11, 2008
Police plan to step up presence at troubled schools

Officials from Chicago's school system and the city's Police Department have unveiled beefed-up safety initiatives designed to help reduce the number of students injured or killed in street violence. The steps include increasing the number of police at schools where violence is brewing, and introducing a cell phone text option to give students at 10 pilot schools a way to secretly text police about concerns at their school or neighborhoods.

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