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The First One-to-One Technology High School in CPS

Note from The Fund team: Bogan High School was one of the very first integrated schools at the end of the Jim Crow era. Today, Bogan continues to make enormous strides,…

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Additional Learning Opportunities

Barton Dassinger began his teaching career in 1998, as a Teach For America (TFA) teacher in the Texas Rio Grande Valley. In 2000, he moved to Chicago and joined Cesar…

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Day in the Life: Principal Michelle Willis

Note from The Fund team: Today, we’re launching a new type of post. Our Day in the Life series will show you how some of the city’s top principals spend their…

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“Borrowing” the Best Ideas

As a teacher, Heather Duncan Whitt works hard to create a classroom culture that works. She teaches preschool at South Shore Fine Arts Academy (SSFAA), where she has worked since…

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Shared Leadership and Innovative Solutions

Ginger Lumpkin has been an urban educator for more than 20 years. As a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) graduate, teacher and administrator, and the parent of a CPS student, Ginger…

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A Vision for Greatness

In 2000, Barton Dassinger moved to Chicago and joined Cesar E. Chávez Multicultural Academic Center’s teaching faculty. Chávez was already a solid neighborhood school serving a high-need population, but Barton…

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