SPRINGFIELD - Greater Peoria is now under a winter storm warning beginning tonight, as much of the state prepares for a major winter storm.
Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker takes office next week on the heels of the most decisive election victory in a generation. And he’ll be working to pass his agenda through the biggest Democratic majorities in the General Assembly since the 1960s. That raises a question: What precisely does that agenda consist of?
Public education has a persistent and well-documented issue: the achievement gap between white students and students of color. Researchers have studied disparities in areas such as test scores and discipline rates to identify ways to close the gap. But what if matching the race of a student and their teacher could contribute to a solution? A recent study — part of a series of working papers published by the National Bureau of Economic Research — shows that having just one black teacher not...
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