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Chicago Tribune

Apr 3, 12:00 AM

State seeks still more tests for students — and star ratings for schools

Joining a wave of states embarking on controversial reforms, Illinois is moving to overhaul how students are tested and schools judged, with the proposed "star" rating system just one element of a dramatic plan aimed at shaking up a decade of status quo.

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