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Arkansas child gun-death rate among nation's 10 highest. Toddler Tacari Briggs was one of the youngest.
By Brian Malte
Active shooter drills have consequences and so does the influx of school resource officers – especially in urban schools.
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"They come in welled up with emotion, they’re crying and there’s no way they can concentrate on the lesson at hand," says a teacher at Dymally High School in South Los Angeles.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project, "Growing Up through the Cracks," led by Rich Lord, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.
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This video was produced as a project supported by the Fund for Journalism on Child Well-Being, a program of the University of Southern California Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Rich Lord, a participant in the USC Center for Health Journalism's 2018 Data Fellowship.
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This reporting is supported by the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism National Fellowship.
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This article and others forthcoming on this topic are being produced as part of a project for the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism’s National Fellowship, in conjunction with the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Other stories in this series includ
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On the heels of the fellowship series "The Children of Central City," the New Orleans City Council recently approved a resolution calling for a citywide approach to childhood trauma.
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Boys from one of the country’s most beleaguered neighborhoods show up to work four hours and earn $20 and life skills. Most have already experienced multiple traumas in their young lives.

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