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Independent Schools Principals

Protecting Chicago’s Competitive Advantage: Its Principals

Chicago Public Schools principals benefit from significantly more autonomy than their peers in both other large urban districts nationally and other public school districts in Illinois. A combination of state…

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Healthy Habits for Students and School Leaders

Within two months of Dr. Lauren Albani’s first principalship, her school was designated as underutilized and ultimately selected for closure. She was a young, new principal facing a school closure,…

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Day in the Life with Principal Dawn Caetta

Principal Dawn Caetta of Kinzie Elementary School dedicates her life to ensuring that every student gets the opportunity to learn. At a young age, Dawn began her career as a…

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