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I am based and from the Chicago area.
Featured photo by Eric Allix Rogers, via creative commons. By Tom Ackerman, Ale Hermosillo, and Joanna Nevarez Each year, more students enroll in public charter schools and leave their public schools behind – both nationally and in Chicago. Communities are impacted as more options are made available with the creation of new schools, and asContinue reading “Public and charter school funding creates disparities, say Chicago advocates”
By Tom Ackerman It’s time to vote, and it’s important to follow the money before you head to the polls. The graphic sources data from opensecrets.org to highlight significant and relevant campaign finance points, from now compared to the 2016 cycle. The information focuses on money being received by candidates and who is footing theContinue reading “Campaign finance dollars, at a glance”
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