After more than a year of conversations, multiple drafts, tweaks and, at times, heated public exchanges the Oak Park Elementary Schools District 97 school board passed a much-anticipated racial equity policy.
Jessica Stovall, the OPRF teacher who is currently on leave from the high school to pursue a doctorate at Stanford University, created a curriculum series called "America Never was America to Me: Race and Equity in U.S. Public Schools."
Area lawmakers recently announced that they plan on delving deeper into the pending closure of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, during a formal hearing on the matter to be held this week.
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