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Posted Apr. 8, 2015

Rahm Emanuel’s Re-Election and Implications for School Reform

Over the last four years, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s education team has driven one of the bolder education reform agendas in the country. This includes…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Apr. 1, 2015

Randi and Rahm Not as Far Apart as Rhetoric Suggests

American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten came to the City Club of Chicago today six days before the April 7 mayoral runoff. Given her…

By Tracy Dell’Angela

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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