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Will Common Core spark improvements in adolescent literacy?

June 14, 2016 - 10:56am
When students don't get higher-level reading skills in their middle and high school years, they often wind up in remedial college courses. The push for Common Core standards may be helping their teachers get better tools to take reading to new heights.

At education summit, calls for more revenue for schools

June 13, 2016 - 2:57pm
Eleven aldermen and one state representative joined about 200 teachers, parents, activists and students at an education summit Saturday calling for progressive revenue solutions to the financial crisis at Chicago Public Schools.


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