Tim King


Founder & CEO, Urban Prep Academies

It?s not a school?s structure that matters, it?s a school?s culture that can transform lives.

Tim King is founder and CEO of Urban Prep Academies, a network of public charter boys? high-schools in Chicago. 100% of Urban Prep graduates?all African-American males and mostly from low-income families?have been admitted to college. King also teaches at Northwestern University and has published in The Journal of Negro Education, Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun Times, and the Huffington Post.



Saturday, October 15

CIW Talk: Education

Does an A+ mean everything? What are the biggest problems facing America?s education system? Presenters discuss their concerns and aspirations... read more
Speakers: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Jeff Nelson, Tim King, Soledad O'Brien and more speakers to be announced
University of Chicago: Ida Noyes Hall 1212 East 59th Street

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