Tag Archives: Jitu Brown

NEW! Chi-Town Educator and Community-Based Activism: Confronting a Legacy of Education Privatization in the Nation’s Windy City

I am pleased to announce our brand new article in the Threshold in Education Journal entitled Chi-Town Educator and Community-Based Activism: Confronting a Legacy of Education Privatization in the Nation’s Windy City Our new piece is included in a special issue entitled “The Illinois Problem.” Here’s what the editors have to say about the new issue in their introduction: The Illinois

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Controversial Debate: “Choice is essential to improving education in the US”

Did we win the school choice debate that I almost missed? A Better Chicago, a foundation that seeks to “empower high performing nonprofits that are dramatically improving educational opportunities for low income Chicagoans” hosted a debate at its annual education summit on Thursday May 18, 2017 at Venue SIX10 610 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL. The debate motion was: “Choice is

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Just like the Crayons in our logo, NPE recently became more colorful

I am honored to serve on the Network for Public Education Board of Directors. The Network for Public Education is an advocacy group whose goal is to fight to protect, preserve and strengthen our public school system, an essential institution in a democratic society. Our mission is to protect, preserve, promote, and strengthen public schools and the education of current

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School Closure and Race Infographic: Something fishy going on in Chicago?

As discussed in an earlier post, I travelled last week to Chicago for a panel discussion on Reframing Reform: Achieving Equity and Excellence in Public Education held by The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. As you might expect, the Chicago Public School closures was a prominent part of the conversation. Jitu Brown, a parent and community organizer in Chicago, re-tweeted the following comments from

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JVH @ Chicago Education Summit 4/15/13

Reframing Reform: Achieving Equity and Excellence in Public Education Register Now! WHEN April 15, 2013 8:00 – 5:00 Add to Calendar WHERE Hilton Chicago 720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60605 (312) 922- 4400 Attendees must make own hotel reservations. The Finland Phenomenon Great to Excellent: Launching the Next Stage in Ontario’s Education System A national conversation on reforms to

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