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State Drops Writing Exam For Illinois Students

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — The state is expected to save nearly $2.5 million, now that Gov. Pat Quinn has eliminated writing exam for Illinois students.

LISTEN: Newsradio 780′s Mary Frances Bragiel reports

As WBBM Newsradio 780′s Mary Frances Bragiel reports, the elimination of the exam became law last week as part of the state’s goal to cut spending,

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