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"It's getting pretty rough. It's like the gangs are taking over. The school tries to do what it can, but as soon as they leave school, it's a whole other world," he said.
"The whole front of the building is trashed. They don't keep it up," said neighbor Joe Wax. "There's no discipline. Kids are always hanging out the window, cursing at people."
Let's face it. Joe Clark would drop his baseball bat and pick up an uzi if he had to go to a KCMO school