Laura Weis
The former Dr. Howard elementary school in Champaign.
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Champaign Schools, Chamber Of Commerce Seeking Volunteers For Literacy Program

Less than a third of Champaign Unit 4 third graders are meeting or exceeding expectations on state reading exams, according to Illinois State Board of Education data. That’s why the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Champaign County say they’ve partnered with the district in the hopes of boosting the number of students reading at grade level.

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