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Students take academic hit when a slaying is close to their home

Jun 14, 2010 8:28:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
Study says academic performance suffers whether they witness the nearby violence or not

Neighborhood homicides can have a detrimental effect on Chicago schoolchildren's academic performance, whether they witness the violence or not, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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