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Seen & Heard: Julia Burdick-Will

Some kids have a harder time getting to a school than others, not for any fault of their own, but because of the way the transportation system is set up, because of the way crime clusters in particular places. Getting kids to school is going to have to be something that we pay more attention to as we open up [school] choice options.

Julia Burdick-Will, Assistant Professor, Sociology, on her study showing that living in a high-crime area, or passing through one on the way to school, can impact how often students are in class.

NPR, February 13, 2019