My specialties

I'm a Chicago-based journalist who reports on K-12 schools, higher education and immigration.

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Jordan's Jasper

A once highly segregated East Texas town revisits its past through photos.

Rally for funding

Aurora parents and day care providers rally as an Illinois subsidy runs out of funding.

Jump on college

An East Aurora pilot program aims to get high school seniors taking a full load of college courses.

Aurora teen 'split'

Aurora's first murder victim of 2015 was torn between his gang and family ties.

Recent clips

"I've always been a very curious person, that's why research called to me." --Alyda Huerta, a senior at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, on the importance of doing original research in high school.