Washington, D.C.’s council introduces measure to ensure kids arrive safely at school

July 11, 2019 | The Washington Post

The District would shuttle students from Metro stations to certain schools in neighborhoods beset with high crime rates under legislation introduced Tuesday.

The D.C. Council measure comes amid increased citywide efforts to ensure students have a safe passage to and from school each day.

On Sunday, The Washington Post published a report detailing the fears and dangers students face during their daily commutes. Teenagers have been killed during their afternoon trips in random incidents or schoolyard fights that escalate.

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