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GENTRIFICATION INDEX SHOWS GROWING INEQUALITY IN CHICAGO
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'ON THE TABLE' IMPACT REPORT
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VOTER REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY!
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MAPPING YOUTH VOTER TURNOUT AND REGISTRATION
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INTERACTIVE MAP EXPLORES CIVIC EDUCATION BY STATE
How does Illinois stack up against the other 49 states in its civic education requirements and standards?…  more »
ILLINOIS PRIMARY POLLS OPEN FOR VOTING
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COLLABORATIVE SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN CHICAGO'S PUBLIC SCHOOL…
CEJE's current research project focuses on last spring's massive school closings and the impact on students, parents, and communities…  more »
CNN'S CHICAGOLAND SERIES PREMIERES THURSDAY
This 8-episode series explores "where policy meets real people's lives" and chronicles the challenges facing this heartland city…  more »
'SUFFRAGE AT 17' LAW CREATES MORE HIGH SCHOOL VOTERS IN…
Nearly 3,500 17-year-olds across Suburban Cook County are now registered to vote just ahead of the primary state election…  more »
GREAT CITIES, GREAT SCHOOLS: A CONVERSATION WITH PEDRO…
Professor Noguera from New York University is visiting UIC to talk educational policy and reform…  more »
CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES CHICAGOLAND TO SHARE IDEAS…
On May 12, residents from across the Chicago metropolitan region will put their ideas "on the table" and shape a public agenda to build better,…  more »
GOV. QUINN TO DELIVER STATE OF THE STATE AT NOON
Today in Springfield, Gov. Quinn will focus his speech on building the middle class and growing the economy…  more »
STATE OF THE UNION 2014: A CONVERSATION WITH THE AMERICAN…
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in July that the state would continue its data internship program for a second year. Last school year…more »  (0 Comments)

The county is on the cusp of unveiling new voting technology that might actually convince more people to show up at the polls.  (0 Comments)

The money raised by outside groups for Republican presidential candidates is likely to dwarf what their campaigns bring in.  (0 Comments)

A survey reveals a huge gap between Americans’ pessimism about the nation and their optimism about their own lives.  (0 Comments)

Americans Remain Split Over Obama(via Politics : The Atlantic)

Views of the president are tightly correlated with voters’ assessments of their own financial prospects.  (0 Comments)

The Limits of Religious-Freedom Protections(via Politics : The Atlantic)

The Supreme Court rules that a woman should not have been denied a job over her head scarf, but a Muslim chaplain says her hijab made her a target…more »  (0 Comments)

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