Lyna Nguyen was born and raised in Uptown where she now teaches at Goudy Elementary.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Uptown Teacher Is From The Neighborhood, With A Zeal For Educating Chicago Kids

Lyna Nguyen believes her job goes beyond math on a chalkboard. "Bring me the most challenging kids,” she tells the administration.

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73 More People Die Of Coronavirus In Illinois In The Worst Day To Date

There have now been 380 deaths in Illinois. An additional 1,287 positive cases were added in the past 24 hours.

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New Pilsen Mural ‘We Will Figure It Out. Aqui Juntos’ Inspires Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

"We wanted to let our neighbors know we are thinking about them," artist Shelby Rodeffer said.

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Undocumented Chicagoans Are Eligible For City’s Coronavirus Relief Benefits As Mayor Signs New Order

Undocumented people pay taxes — but the federal government isn't helping them with relief programs during the pandemic, so Chicago is stepping up.