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Chicago Public Schools Safety Program's Working, But For How Long?

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In Chicago, the mayor and school officials say they're making good on a promise to keep students safe after closing down nearly 50 schools over the summer. When the closures were announced, parents worried about children having to cross rival gang territories to attend new schools. Now, two months into the school year, the district says its program called Safe Passage is working.
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