The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance
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The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Sixteen states and the District…

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Pluses, Minuses for Blagojevich in Appellate Ruling
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Pluses, Minuses for Blagojevich in Appellate Ruling

MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich may still end…

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U.S. Opens Criminal Inquiry of Resigning Illinois Congressman
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U.S. Opens Criminal Inquiry of Resigning Illinois Congressman

Jack Gillum, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional…

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Illinois Governor Goes After Workers
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Illinois Governor Goes After Workers

By Jesse L. Jackson NNPA Columnist In November, Illinois voters narrowly decided – after one…

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Illinois Governor Pardons 1800s Abolitionists
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Illinois Governor Pardons 1800s Abolitionists

SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Three Illinois abolitionists who were convicted for anti-slavery…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Expanding Your International Business
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Expanding Your International Business

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist I am writing this article from the beautiful shores…

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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Grappling With ‘Physical and Emotional Ailments’
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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Grappling With ‘Physical and Emotional Ailments’

[ABC News] Nearly two months after taking a leave of absence from Congress, Rep. Jesse Jackson…

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