Posts tagged "education reform"

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 »

CPS Can't Afford a Longer Day

CPS Can't Afford a Longer Day
One of the most rewarding aspects of writing for ChicagoNow is meeting and collaborating with others who are just as passionate about educational issues as I am. I had the opportunity to meet Tracy Baldwin who is a Chicago resident and advocate for her children’s education. She is the founder of 6.5 to Thrive. I... Read more »
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