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217 Today: National education leaders hold teacher shortage summit in Chicago

Roberto Rodriguez, the U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary in the office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development.

Monday, June 24, 2024

Today’s headlines:

  • Public transportation districts in Southern Illinois are getting $1.8 million from the federal government to improve access to transit options.
  • A U.S. Supreme Court ruling today is giving domestic violence survivor groups in Illinois a renewed sense of hope.
  • Some livestock groups want all meat products to clearly disclose where the livestock was born, raised and processed. They’re hoping Congress will reinstate mandatory labeling in the upcoming farm bill.
  • The WNBA’s top new stars were on full display in Chicago last night.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about the regional summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Education earlier this month.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Skyler Rossi, Reginal Hardwick and Peter Medlin. 

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Stephanie Mosqueda

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