News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes talks with WBFO's Eileen Buckley about the toll that violence takes on schoolchildren in an area not often considered: the classroom.
"There's no shortage of kids who are are affected by this," Lankes tells Buckley. "We had one forum with some students from the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology and we asked the room – there were maybe 40, 50 kids in it – how many had heard gunshots in their neighborhood. And every single hand went up."
Listen for yourself:
Lankes and News Staff Reporter Lou Michel take an in-depth look at this subject in a special report: