In the middle of a long article about the increasing use of security cameras in urban school systems, I found a references to legislation that Obama and Durbin introduced this summer based -- apparently on prevention efforts that were used successfully in the 'burbs (here.).
"This August, U.S. Senators Barack Obama and Richard Durbin, and
U.S. Rep. Phil Hare, all Illinois Democrats, introduced into Congress
the Positive Behavioral for Effective Schools Act, which would secure
resources to expand programs across the nation that led to 38 percent
decreases in suspension rates in some suburban Chicago school districts."
Any idea what they're talking about, and whether CPS is going the cameras route or the programs route?
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