Kasia Wereszczynska, In Her Shoes Foundation Kimberly Lightford, State of Illinois General Assembly
Arguably the most important service government provides is a public education. Unfortunately, disparities exist throughout communities based on income, race or region. Necessary changes often come to fruition through legislative measures. In recent years, flawed teacher assessments, disparities in expulsions and funding inequities have been resolved through laws passed in Springfield. Assistant Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford, State Senator for the 4th District discusses much-needed changes in education policy.
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Produced by: Greater Chicago Newsmakers Team
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