Report: Few Kids Benefit From School Safety Law

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http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2003-09-18-school-danger-usat_x.htm A federal law meant to help children flee unsafe public schools this fall will apply to students in only six states and 52 of the nation's 85,000 schools, a USA TODAY/Gannett News Service survey found. Under President Bush's No Child Left Behind law, students in "persistently dangerous" schools are entitled to transfers to a safer school. But the law lets states define what "persistently dangerous" means . . .

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