Novel Idea? Emphasis on Nonfiction over Fiction Shaking up Illinois Classrooms
The Chicago Tribune
Welcome to an avant-garde classroom in Illinois, where nonfiction is edging out fiction. It's part of a controversial curriculum shake-up and marks a pivotal change in thinking about what public school students should be reading to prepare for college and work.
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