"A forum featuring nationally recognized education leaders will be held Tuesday in Springfield to discuss education policy.
The "From Here to Excellence" forum will build on many ideas recently featured in a Tribune editorial series. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.
Speakers include Dr. Barnett Berry, president of the Center for Teaching Quality; Nicole Gales, principal of the Springfield Ball Charter School; Dr. Timothy Knowles, executive director of the Center for Urban School Improvement at the University of Chicago; and Cornelia Grumman, a Tribune editorial board member who was the lead writer on the editorial series." (Link: Education policy is topic of 'Excellence' forum | Chicago Tribune.
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