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Three siblings’ answer to low math scores in their hometown

This essay is part of an occasional series provided by our partner organization Encore.org, which created the Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen) campaign, inviting those in midlife and beyond to connect with young people who need champions. 

I was at an education conference in 2007 when a professor from DePaul University showed test scores that put North Chicago, the wonderful school district I

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