A Difference of Reality

A Difference of Reality

Children from disadvantaged households and violent neighborhoods often do less well in school than peers from more economically comfortable backgrounds. Researchers have documented this repeatedly – in studies of individual children and through comparisons of schools, districts, states, and nations. Savage inequalities describe the striking differences between public schools serving students of color in urban […]

Chicago Violence and Crime Continues to Increase

Chicago Violence and Crime Continues to Increase

On May 5, 2019, an 18-year-old male was fatally shot in the head in the North Lawndale community on Roosevelt and Komensky Ave at approximately 4:53 a.m. Chicago police reported that the man was found in an alley with a gunshot wound to the head. The young man was declared dead at the scene. There […]

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