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Taekwondo Classes Making a Difference At CHSD170

There was a time, not so very long ago, when a school day was filled only with Reading, Writing, Math, perhaps a foreign language, and occasional arts or career-preparatory classes. Today, however, Chicago Heights School District 170 is offering another area of study for a select group of students. Students of the district's STEM Academy, the REACH initiative (the district's alternative educational environment), and select seventh and eighth grade students from Washington School currently are taking classes in Taekwondo, a Korean martial art that was developed during the mid-20th Century. The aim of the classes is to instill in the students levels of self-confidence, poise,...

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