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Assessing Chicago Public Schools’ Budget Proposal

Chicago Public Schools’ proposed FY2017 budget remains out of balance, relying on uncertain funding and one-time measures in order to close a $1.1 billion operating deficit, according to an analysis by the MacArthur-supported Civic Federation. Read More
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Veterans and Youth On a Joint Mission for Healing

During YMCA of Greater Chicago's Urban Warriors’ program, veterans from the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force are positioned as mentors for young people. Read More
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Climate Change Key Contributor to Louisiana Flooding

The natural disaster in southern Louisiana was made worse by heavy rainfall events connected to climate change, according to Climate Signals, a science-based platform that catalogs the impacts of climate change in real time. Read More
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Collaboration to Create New Interactive Conversations About Race

POV and The New York Times will create new forms of documentary and interactive content aimed at reporting and exploring how race is lived toady. Read More