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Chicago: Students Must Have a Plan for Life



by Ruth Brown and Carl Campanile

Thousands of students in the US soon won’t be able to graduate high school unless they can prove they’ve lined up a job or apprenticeship, enlisted in the military, been accepted to college or joined a “gap-year” program.

The program, set to take take effect in Chicago in 2020, is supposed to get scholars in the city’s struggling school system planning for the future early, Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the Washington Post.

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