March 28, 2014 8:25 PM

Modesto school safety patrols step up, but adults have to do their part

The need for someone to help young children cross busy streets as schools let out got a tragic underscoring this week. At some schools, professionals work the crosswalks. At others, staff members do extra duty as the school day starts and ends. But most campuses rely on the nearly century-old tradition of student safety patrols.

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