04/19/2012 08:51 am ET

CPS Using ‘Bus Tracker' Technology For Student Safety

It's not test scores some Chicago public school students are worried about. They just want to know if they'll make it home from school.

A new effort aims to keep thousands of Chicago kids safe. As CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports, it means staying inside school a little bit longer.

For the last three years, the end of the school day for Stephon Blue has been filled with anxiety. It's leaving the security of Wendell Phillips High School and, like the rest of the students, having to wait on the corner to catch the bus to go home.

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