Eric Zorn asks whether CPS officials and he media should be "counting" the deaths of students in Chicago the way we are -- almost as if they were taking place in schools (Should we be counting the violent deaths of Chicago Public School students?). I
It's a good question, I think, especially when you see how folks like Arne Duncan have glommed onto the statistics. It sells papers. It's technically true. It might get more funding for CPS, or positive attention to gang and social issues. But it's also not quite right, is it.
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