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Tom Kerins - Educational Reform Act 1985

Dr. Tom Kerins began his career in education by directing the gifted program at Hawthorne School, Oak Park, Illinois. In 1971 he began working at the Office of Public Instruction (now the Illinois State Board of Education. Following the passage of the 1985 Educational Reform Act, he oversaw the development of the Illinois State Learning Goals and the Illinois State Assessment Program.

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