Students from Montclair Cooperative School in New Jersey learned firsthand how to make a difference in their community when the township council voted unanimously Tuesday to add a four-way stop to an intersection near their school. A group of students, who began their efforts in the fall, was in attendance as the council agreed that an emergency existed and waived the customary 20-day wait period for ordinances to become active. "We just want to thank you [the council] ... so much because we really appreciate that you spent so much time coming to meetings, letting us speak to you about this stop sign," said eighth-grader Maggie Lukenda.

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