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It’s election day, and hundreds of teens are serving as election judges. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case that could impact more than one million student people in Illinois with college debt. Local groups are stepping up to provide shelter for asylum seekers arriving in Chicago.
The state of Illinois hasn’t had a budget for six months. For many, it’s a political debate and not much more. But for some kids, the budget impasse has meant going to prison instead of going home.