Dan Alexander

Guest Blogger

Chief Operating Officer, Northwestern Settlement

Chicago, Illinois

Dan Alexander is chief operating officer of Northwestern Settlement, a nonprofit organization which operates the Level 1+ Chicago Public School, Rowe Elementary, under charter to the Chicago Board of Education.

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Posted May 31, 2016

Here’s How Chicago Charter Public Schools Are Doing More With Less

New state data by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) reveal a troubling truth: Most Illinois districts are spending…

By Dan Alexander

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Posted Feb. 22, 2018

No Thanks, Mr. President. I Will Never Carry a Gun to School.

President Trump, I heard about your offer to allow teachers to carry guns in schools. You even offered us training to be an expert in…

By Michelle Pearson

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Posted Feb. 16, 2018

This Story About Justin Bieber and Mac & Cheese Is Why I Love Teaching

I want to tell you a little story about macaroni and cheese and the battle of Lawrence Welk versus Justin Bieber. I could not write…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 20, 2018

The Struggle to Find the Perfect Standardized Test Is Real

So it looks like the standardized test known as Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is now a dead man walking…

By Tracy Dell’Angela

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