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Programs for at-risk students in Chicago, including matching with jobs, mentors, and counseling

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

Added by Lara B Colvin on October 10, 2009 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

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