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How a Bill Becomes a Law: Field Museum Style

This summer museum educators including The Field Museum’s Beth Crownover helped pass a law to ensure that Illinois teachers could continue developing their skills at museum-led workshops.   For the past two years, a law had been keeping museums from offering credit to teachers attending their professional development programs. The new law, which passed on July 24, reinstitutes museums as a source of high quality resources for educators.

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