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INTERACTIVE MAP EXPLORES CIVIC EDUCATION BY STATE
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COLLABORATIVE SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN CHICAGO'S PUBLIC SCHOOL…
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CNN'S CHICAGOLAND SERIES PREMIERES THURSDAY
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At least three distinct theories have been proposed about how moving away from a majority-white teacher workforce would be beneficial for students…more »  (0 Comments)

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The social network, which had already been criticized for the voicing of liberal views by top executives, is now rebutting claims that its news…more »  (0 Comments)

Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a measure to exempt feminine hygiene and incontinence products from the state sales tax, joining a…more »  (0 Comments)

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