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By Emily Boudreau 10/10/2019 4:37 PM EDT
Casanova
Recording artist Casanova joined Edyson Julio, Ed.M.’18, at HGSE for a conversation about incarceration, its impact on urban education, and pathways to reform.
By Jill Anderson 10/04/2019 9:41 AM EDT
Janice K. Jackson
Dr. Janice K. Jackson, CEO of the Chicago Public Schools, discusses the challenges — including a looming teacher strike — of leading the country's third largest school district.
By Emily Boudreau 09/18/2019 2:33 PM EDT
Chicago Public Schools
Five things you should know about the Chicago Public Schools' chief before the Askwith Forum on September 26.
By Nancy E. Hill 01/22/2019 8:59 AM EST
Illustration by Laurent Cilluffo
How Boston’s bold attempt to increase equity and reduce student travel time by giving families smarter options didn’t quite work — but could.
By Mike Unger 01/22/2019 8:59 AM EST
Students from Monument Academy
A public boarding school provides a stable home away from home for some of D.C.'s most at-risk students.
By Edyson Julio 05/18/2018 1:47 PM EDT
Julio Edyson
Edyson Julio writes about the demands urban culture puts on young people to perform to survive.
By Matt Weber 04/12/2018 10:59 AM EDT
C.J. Anderson
C.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos reflects on his community activism and shares tips for other nonprofit leaders.
By Matt Weber 12/07/2017 11:54 AM EST
Chezare Warren
Chezare Warren, author of "Urban Preparation," explores ways in which young urban men can be guided toward academic achievement and post-secondary success.
By Jill Anderson 09/14/2017 2:47 PM EDT
Darienne Driver
With determination and creative thinking, alum Darienne Driver is leading Milwaukee Public Schools into a bright future.
By John Barnes 08/29/2017 10:54 AM EDT
Grand Rapids
What happens when teachers and other educators in a district are supported by a superintendent willing to make tough calls and a local company willing to invest money for ongoing PD?

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