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A survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in 2007, almost 15 percent of high school students in the District had missed at least one day of school within the previous month because they felt unsafe in the building or in transit- that's the highest rate in the nation.

Metropolitan Police Department officers patrol regular city schools, but not charter schools. And with more than a third of students now attending charter schools, that difference is starting to stand out.

Kavitha Cardoza reports....

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