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06.23.2017  |  ,

Tell Us Your Stories from the 2016-17 School Year

The students are gone, but the work of education remains, and we’re all still processing the lessons of the last school year. Here in Chicago – like much of the…

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06.16.2017  |  

The Chicago Principal Partnership’s First Town Hall!

  Last week, The Chicago Principal Partnership hosted its first Town Hall to hear directly from principals, principal residents and partners committed to principal quality about the tools needed to…

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06.09.2017  |  

Summer PD Opportunities for Educators

Navigating the many professional development options for educators over summer vacation – not to mention throughout the school year! – can can be daunting. We looked over the Illinois Education…

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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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05.26.2017  |  

A Partnership to Serve Students

Students at DeVry University Advantage Academy (DUAA) get the rare opportunity of earning a high school diploma and a full associate’s degree from DeVry University without paying tuition nor accessing…

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05.19.2017  |  

Celebrating Chicago’s Principal Fellows!

Education professionals – like the 33 dedicated individuals in the Chicago Principals Fellowship and Cahn Fellows Program in Chicago – deserve a ticker-tape parade. But they’re all too busy keeping…

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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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04.21.2017  |  ,

Startup Principals

Startup principals led their schools long before it was even populated with students. Founding principals are involved from the very beginning from creating a mission to creating curriculum. It is…

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