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Our nation is ablaze with political debates surrounding education, charter schools and failing public schools. I read about thousands of schools failing nationwide, and all I can think is our children are not “failing.” We have failed our children. Oftentimes during debates, I’ll ask panelists to share who’s actually consistently volunteering at a local school.…

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On April 24, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama’s former chief of staff, announced plans to build a new high school in Chicago in the president’s honor. Barack Obama College Preparatory High School, slated to open in fall 2017, will be a selective enrollment public school on the city’s Near North Side; the 11th selective…

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With few hours left in the presidential election, many of those in the inner-city complex as well as suburban areas feel strongly about their role in electing the right candidate. What is the common thread among both groups? It reaches deeper than healthcare issues or foreign policies. A generational legacy is being created when you…

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