Timothy Daly

Guest Blogger

Founding Partner, EdNavigator

Chicago, Illinois

Tim Daly brings 16 years of experience in public education to EdNavigator, including service as an urban school teacher, organizational leader and policy expert.

Prior to founding EdNavigator, he served alongside Ariela Rozman as President of TNTP. During his eight years in that role, TNTP became a leading source of innovative research and a respected independent voice on teacher quality issues.

Before joining TNTP in 2001, Tim taught social studies at Northeast Middle School in Baltimore. He holds a M.A. in teaching from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in American Studies from Northwestern University. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.

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Posted May 13, 2016

Parents Can’t Vote With Their Feet If They Don’t Know Their Options

Does keeping a child in a school that appears to be struggling mean that parents are happy with it? Should…

By Timothy Daly

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Posted Jan. 15, 2016

Here’s What School Choice Actually Feels Like to Parents

It’s college application time for high school seniors across the country. In Louisiana, prospective students will find a fairly straightforward…

By Timothy Daly

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Posted Dec. 16, 2015

When Parents Don’t Know the Truth About How Their Kids Are Doing in School

Picture a typical parent-teacher conference. A mother, Kendra, sits down with her son’s fourth-grade teacher, Ms. Martin. These are some…

By Timothy Daly

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Posted Jan. 15, 2015

Bad Ideas Can Be Bipartisan, Too

This post was written by TNTP President Timothy Daly and originally appeared on TNTP’s blog. It’s go time for the…

By Timothy Daly

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Posted July 18, 2018

Coffee Break: Oakland’s Lakisha Young Is Done Waiting for Superman and Ready for Parents to Take the Lead

Lakisha Young is executive director of The Oakland REACH. She has dedicated her career to promoting access to quality schools because she knows firsthand that…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted July 17, 2018

Superintendent Tom Boasberg Is Stepping Down After Nearly a Decade of Bringing the Community Together for Better Schools

I suppose Tom Boasberg is a successful “education reformer.” The policy resume (charters, accountability, innovation) certainly checks out. And Denver Public Schools invariably gets mentioned…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted July 17, 2018

4 Things Every First-Year Teacher Needs to Know

Recently, I shared with a colleague that I was about to start my new job as an assistant professor of education, assisting first-year teachers as…

By Zachary Wright 

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