Timothy Daly

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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
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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
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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
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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…

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

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