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Erin Calandriello

 Program Uses Journalism to Break Down Barriers

The News Literacy Project teaches students ways to distinguish reputable news sources

Seventh-grader Alyssia Nunley already was aware of issues affecting her Marquette Park neighborhood, where foreclosures have displaced families and bullets have sprayed the streets. But now she also sees beyond her world to issues such as “don’t ask, don’t tell” and the DREAM Act.

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