There's funding for programs to mentor and get students off the streets into more supportive environments.
Excerpts from the Wall Street Journal:
"In response to the violence, Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools Ron Huberman last month announced a safety and security strategy that will target nearly 10,000 high-school students identified as at risk of becoming shooting victims. The project will connect some of them with mentors and part-time jobs in hopes of… Continue
Posted on October 10, 2009 at 10:59am — 1 Comment