Stephanie Banchero's Tribune story about student deaths made the national news yesterday in the form of a segment on NPR (Chicago Schools Suffered 27 Deaths in 2006). "Stephanie Banchero, education writer for The Chicago Tribune,
tells NPR's Michele Norris that 20 students have been shot to death
over the past year - the highest number since district officials
started counting nine years ago. The other seven were beaten, stabbed
or suffocated to death. Banchero visited the schools they attended and reports how their deaths affects the teachers and the other children."
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