Video: Evanston officials, D202 board search for solutions after ‘safe school zone’ spat

Marshall Cohen/Daily Senior Staffer

Marshall Cohen, Reporter

After a string of violent incidents near Evanston Township High School, local officials looked to increase security in the area with a new Illinois law that expands “safe school zones.” The plan gained traction with the District 202 school board but stalled at City Council due to concerns that enforcing the law would lead to racial profiling.