DNAinfo: City Turns to High School Students to Help Fix Outdated, Ineffective Laws

The ideas the students come up with will be submitted to a selection committee that includes the aldermen, the City Clerk and The OpenGov Foundation, a partner on the project.

“I cannot wait to see the bright future students envision, and to watch those ideas become real policy proposals,” said Seamus Kraft, executive director of The OpenGov Foundation. “This is a fantastic model of modern municipal government that we hope to bring to all 50 wards, and that every city should follow.”

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