Diana Shulla-Cose

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Co-founder, President, Perspectives Charter Schools

Chicago, Illinois

Diana Shulla-Cose is the Co-founder and President of Perspectives Charter Schools in Chicago. Diana co-created a social-emotional learning curriculum and culture called “A Disciplined Life” to drive education and personal achievement. She has presented to groups across the country on issues in urban education, with a focus on building school culture using the practices of “A Disciplined Life” to guide these discussions. Diana received her Master’s from Loyola University Chicago in School Leadership and her B.A. from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.


Posted Dec. 14, 2017

25 Years Ago, These Two Teachers Started a School in a Basement With Just $1,000

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the…

By Kim Day, Diana Shulla-Cose

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Posted Jan. 17, 2018

VIDEO: One of the Greatest Threats to Our Black Students Is the Teachers Who Don’t Believe in Them

Slowly education activists of every stripe are warming to this reality: There is no way to improve education without putting key stakeholders—students, parents and educators—at…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Jan. 16, 2018

3 Ways You Can Make an Impact on Your Kid’s School

The definition of “power” is the ability to act. Many times the word can be intimidating. I want you to stop and think of all the…

By Melissa Albarenga

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Posted Jan. 16, 2018

Going Beyond MLK’s ‘Dream’ and Getting Uncomfortable in the Classroom

In third grade, I remember learning about Martin Luther King. We listened to his “I Have A Dream Speech.” We read about Rosa Parks and…

By Zachary Wright 

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