What made the field trip different? It was organized by a parent. A mom was upset the kids weren't getting the chance to go to Chicago. Teachers told her it was because there were discipline problems with a group of kids and it wasn't safe to go that far.
So, the mom took matters into her own hands. Students who went say, for some, it was a once-in-a-lifetime trip. The mom paid for the bus, museum tickets and lunch.
Other students who didn't go to Chicago went to the Chanute Aerospace Museum, in Rantoul.
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