Education blogger eduwonkette takes a look at violence in Chicago and comes up with some interesting conclusions (A Closer Look at Violence in Chicago) -- including that violence is "astoundingly high."
"Education bloggers (present
company included) spill a lot of ink over the smallest details of
accountability plans, but it's important to remember that this is the
context in which our schools are working. Community problems inevitably
seep into schools, and the interventions that we spend the most time
talking about do little to help kids manage the emotional toll of these
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