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Teen Beaten, Sexually Assaulted Near Safe Passage Route

Posted 12.20.2013 | Chicago

Police are looking for a man who brutally beat and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl near a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage route before leavi...

Safe Passage Worker Shot At While Manning Route

Posted 10.10.2013 | Chicago

A Safe Passage worker manning a route for the Chicago Public Schools escaped unharmed after a car rolled up to her and fired shots Tuesday morning. ...

Police Investigating Abduction Attempts On Students

Posted 09.07.2013 | Chicago

A man tried to lure a trio of young Chicago school children into a van early Friday in what police say is the second attempted abduction near the same...

The Security Paradox: How Security Does Not Lead to Safety for our Youth

Eli Williamson | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Eli Williamson

While both pro-gun and anti-violence supporters have spent millions of dollars to either arm or disarm people, the resources that have been dedicated to equip at-risk youth with opportunities, skills, and academic support are woefully ignored year after year.

CPS Safe Passage Plagued By Worker Turnover, But Top Cop Optimistic

Posted 09.03.2013 | Chicago

A week into the new school year, the Chicago Public Schools' expanded "Safe Passage" program is cautiously being marked a success even amid new report...

Is Safe Passage Sustainable Given the City's Budget Crunch?

Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

Story by Ted Cox, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: CITY HALL — A Northwest Side alderman is questioning whether the city can sustain the intense Safe Pa...

Student Safety Concerns Persist As Man Shot Along Safe Passage Route

Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago

A man was shot along a designated Chicago Public Schools "Safe Passage" route Sunday evening, less than 12 hours before the first day of the new schoo...

The New School Year Has Arrived At CPS

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 10.26.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Thousands of Chicago children whose schools were shuttered last spring walked to new ones on the first day of school Monday under the watch...

CPS Begins New School Year With Fewer Teachers, Schools

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2013 | Chicago

(Adds details from school, teacher hires, homicide count, new quote from Chicago mayor, quotes from parents) By Mary Wisniewski and Re...

Rahm, CPS Respond To 'Safe Passage' Criticism Following Uptown Shooting

Posted 08.20.2013 | Chicago

On the heels of another shooting on a Chicago Public Schools-designated "Safe Passage" route in Chicago, the district and Mayor Rahm Emanuel alike on ...

Critics Say Safe Passage Routes Not Ready As Mayor Releases Map

Posted 08.09.2013 | Chicago

With the start of the new school year two weeks away and Chicago Public School parents lamenting the lack of information about the heavily-touted "saf...

City Hiring 600 To Ensure Safe Passage For CPS Students To New Schools

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The city of Chicago, which plans to close dozens of schools this summer to save money, has received 11,000 requests for help getting childr...

Veterans Stand Guard To Ensure Chicago Kids Get Home Safe From School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Chicago neighborhoods and schools are notorious for rampant gang violence. Last year, 700 young people fell prey to gunfire in Chicago, dozens of whic...

Back To School Violence: 16-Year-Old Killed, Teacher Stabbed By 13-Year-Old

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The school year has just begun for Chicago Public School students, but already a high school student has been killed and a teacher attacked. On Wedn...