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School resource officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford Police Department, walks the halls on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Auburn High School in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
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No Armed Resource Personnel in Schools-Illinois Association of School Boards’ Vote Fails

School boards across Illinois voted down a resolution that would have put their support behind efforts to allow school districts to have trained and armed teachers and staff.

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Redistricting Needed to End Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court vacated an earlier decision by the federal district court that the partisan gerrymandering in the new map was unconstitutional. In a 5-4 decision, the court rejected a suit by the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, Rucho v. LWVNC, designed to stop gerrymandering along partisan lines in North Carolina.

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