Posts tagged "charter schools"

Dear Oprah, I Have an Idea For You

Dear Oprah,   I Have an Idea For You
  After reading an article on the 100 Most Powerful Women, watching parts of NBC’s Education Nation summit, I caught a piece of the newscast that said Oprah Winfrey was in town hosting fundraisers.   All these snippets of news stories came together in what I think might be a valuable idea for Oprah and her... Read more »

Why I Didn't Write About the CTU Strike...

Chicago Public School teachers are on strike. There hasn’t been a strike in 25 years. This is national news…everyone is blogging about it. (even fellow ChicagoNow comedic bloggers, “Lists that Actually Matter”) What kind of education blogger sits this one out? The number of issues and angles to a potential story are overwhelming—maybe I am... Read more »
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