More than 1 million respond to Illinois' first statewide education survey

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

More than 1.1 million students, teachers and parents filled out Illinois' first statewide education survey, offering an unprecedented peek into thousands of classrooms.

Responses, which were anonymous, provided details on how teachers teach, children learn and principals lead, with the survey's goal to drive improvements in the state's public schools.

Local districts began combing through preliminary results last month, and parents and taxpayers are expected to see the final results in the fall through a website, state officials said.

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