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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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Principals Leaning on Each Other

Being a principal can be lonely, and many ask for more time to collaborate with other principals. See how principals are taking charge and creating their own informal networks, as…

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04.07.2017  |  

Education “Genes”

Starting at a young age, Principal Melissa Sweazy’s parents told her that she had a social responsibility to help those around her. Her method of impact is education because she…

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03.31.2017  |  

The Principalship in Chicago

There is no city like Chicago, and there is no school district like Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Chicago outsizes most school districts ranking third in student enrollment serving around 400,000…

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03.24.2017  |  

SDP Spotlight: What IS the SAMS Process?

Today’s post is guest authored by Latrese T. Mathis, Principal of John Hay Community Academy. Time is always a challenge for principals. And effectively delegating important tasks to your team…

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