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05.12.2017  |  

Thank a Teacher: Encouraging Advocacy

It’s May, which means it’s Teacher Appreciation Month! To honor the incredible work of our teachers, members of The Fund team are guest authoring posts to #thankateacher who has impacted…

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05.05.2017  |  

Thank a Teacher: Impact Beyond the Classroom

It’s May, which means it’s Teacher Appreciation Month! To honor the incredible work of our teachers, members of The Fund team are guest authoring posts to #thankateacher who has impacted…

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01.26.2017  |  

An Open Letter to the New Administration

Dear President Trump and Secretary DeVos, Congratulations on your new roles. As you begin to lay out your education agenda, The Fund team and I wanted to take this opportunity to…

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12.23.2016  |  

Wrapping up 2016

Dear Friends of The Fund, In 2016, we resolved to make Chicago the best city in the country to lead a public school. While we’re not quite there yet, we…

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07.29.2016  |  

Fund Fellows: Meet Meghna!

A Minneapolis native, Meghna graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Political Science. She resides in Minnesota where she is an elementary school teacher. This summer she…

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07.22.2016  |  

Fund Fellows: Meet Kerease!

Kerease was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. She recently finished her third year of teaching! This summer she will be collaborating with team members at The Fund…

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07.15.2016  |  

Fund Fellows: Meet Trent!

Meet Trent, one of our New Sector Fellows at The Fund this summer! Trent is from one of Chicago’s historically Black neighborhoods and grew up with a passion for knowledge and…

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07.08.2016  |  

Fund Fellows: Meet Hailey!

Meet Hailey, a New Sector Fellow at The Fund! Hailey was born and raised in Chicago. She is a rising senior at Washington University in St. Louis majoring in urban studies…

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06.30.2016  |  

Responding to Recent News

Over the past few weeks, principal resignations and retirements in Chicago’s public schools have been big news, but this year’s challenges were predictable. In fact, in our 2015 School Leadership…

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