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Illinois Students Learn About Citizenship

By Julie Wurth

In this photo taken Aug. 30, 2011, Christine Adrian, social studies teacher at Jefferson Middle School, is seen during a citizenship class in Champaign, Ill. Adrian, a 10-year teacher at Jefferson and head of the social studies department, is again being honored for her innovative teaching, this time as the national Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robert K. O'Daniell)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Lindsay Lohan and rapper 50 Cent may not top your good-citizen list, but Christine Adrian at least wants her eighth-graders to think about why.

Both celebrities made headlines when they got in trouble with the law, but both also actively support several charities or foundations.

Does that good offset the bad?

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