A new study from the CDC examines the level of risky behavior among high school students across the U.S. in 2013. Compared to other major urban school districts, Chicago students were more likely to text and email while driving, carry a gun, smoke, drink alcohol and feel sad or hopeless. Scroll through these charts for details:
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We urge those who agree with us — that there are better alternatives to cops in schools cracking down on 12-year-olds — to keep on pushing.