Scared Straight II? At-Risk Youths To Visit Prison

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-0308190228aug19,1,6217389.story A new Illinois law requires Chicago's public schools to identify students considered at risk for committing crimes and give them tours of a state prison to discourage bad behavior. The Chicago Tribune says that the sponsor, State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago), pushed the measure after meeting with parents "desperate to find a way to . . .

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