What it’s like to go to school when dozens have been killed nearby
Even as crime has dropped in L.A., thousands of children grow up with a constant drumbeat of death.
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“You don’t know when it’s going to be a person’s last day.” Jaleyah, a 17-yr-old, told me that after four of her friends were killed in just over a year. These are the L.A. high schools surrounded by the most homicide
What is it like to go to school when dozens, hundreds of people are killed nearby? How does it shape your life and your education? Part one of our new series takes a look at how schools and students grapple w/ this
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The school shootings we aren’t talking about, by
Staggering numbers in this
project on students navigating violence to get to school: