Inside and Out: Jobs and future stalled by records thought secret

December 20, 2010

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This CPS student, arrested at school at the age of 11, got tripped up in a job search at 20. (WBEZ/Linda Paul)

If you look at all the juvenile arrests in Chicago, you'll find that about a quarter of them take place on the grounds of a Chicago Public School.  That works out to almost 5,000 a year. As Linda Paul reports, these arrests can have long-lasting effects.  She introduces us to a young mane whose arrest at age 11 came back to trip him up when he was 20.