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Less than 40% of applicants are compensated, but many more never apply in the first place.
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Most stories about violence focus on neighborhoods with extremely high murder rates. Residents of Roseland experience shootings at a more typical pace.
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Thousands of people are shot in the Chicago area each year, sending waves of shock and grief throughout the city.
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This program was produced by Monica Lopez as part of a project of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship 
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This project was produced by Dan Levin as part of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 National Fellowship.
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"Our kids aren’t growing up, you know. They’re dying. They’re dying too fast," says Koquisha Cook, who lost her daughter in an August shooting.
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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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