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Taking the classroom outdoors in Dixon

Published: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 10:50 p.m. CDT

Jeff Clark, a Dixon High School biology teacher, watches as students Joan Bratt (left) and Whitney Wildman check the depth of the Rock River from the Peoria Avenue bridge Thursday afternoon.

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