Maureen Kelleher is senior writer and editor at Education Post. She is a veteran education reporter, a former high school English teacher, and also the proud mom of an elementary student in Chicago Public Schools. Her work has appeared in publications such as Education Week and Catalyst Chicago. Full profile →
While some people try to draw a bright line between charters and district-led public schools, parents and many educators see things differently. This fall, 15 new charter schools around the country are opening under the leadership of veteran educators from traditional district-run schools.
Maureen Kelleher is a Chicago charter school parent and veteran education writer. Her work has appeared in Education Week and Catalyst Chicago.