Mark Hare of the D&C puts in what is, ideologically at least, a decent op-ed for the paper on city violence and the role schools must play in curbing it. My quibble is in this question:
Three years ago, a blue ribbon task force called for, among other things, the recruitment of 10,000 mentors over 10 years to work with children in need. Where are they?
Well, Mark. You’re a journalist. Rather than asking us the question, why not get us the answer?