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    The Future of Education in Chicago and Beyond

    In this must-watch Conversation for parents of children in Chicago schools or anywhere else, panelists from all sides of the school choice debate come together to offer distinct perspectives of possible solutions to the education crisis.

    Janice Jackson
    Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools
    Kate Grossman
    Senior Editor, WBEZ
    Eva Moskowitz
    Founder & CEO, Success Academy Charter Schools
    Doug Tuthill
    President, Step Up for Students

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    • Explore the US Department of Education website.
    • Ask your current or former teacher how education reform is affecting them.
    • Take a minute to reflect how your education might differ from someone else’s  
    • Dig deeper into you state education bills here.
    • Watch another Chicago Ideas speaker delve into education reform.
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    Debating the Future of Education

    Take part in conversation on how to cultivate effective education reform.

    Janice Jackson
    Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools
    Eva Moskowitz
    Founder & CEO, Success Academy Charter Schools
    Kate Grossman
    Senior Editor, WBEZ
    Doug Tuthill
    President, Step Up for Students

    No matter where you live, education reform is a hot-button issue. Whether it’s funding charter schools, opening the system through the voucher program or focusing on strengthening the public schools that already exist, it’s a debate that inspires passion on all sides. Here, we’ll have representatives of each viewpoint discuss their respective merits and question the other concepts, allowing us to get a more nuanced view of what education reform could mean on both a local and national level.

    This program is presented by Sterling Partners, with WBEZ as the presenting media sponsor.