Little Chris at Christmas

Christmas Just Ain’t Christmas Without Great Schools

It happens to me every year. December rolls around and everyone begins to hang out the holly…it’s Christmas. But, in the midst of all the cheer, I find myself working on organizing a school fair or reading a story like the one in the Chicago Sun-Times recently about parents desperately searching for a high-quality school […]

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5 Lessons from Donald Trump

Today President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump to begin to discuss the transition between their two presidencies.  These men could not be more different in terms of their backgrounds, policies, lifestyles and beliefs.  But, the peaceful transfer of power is a hallmark of American democracy.  So, President Obama will respect tradition and the […]

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These Chicago Families Don’t Want Teachers to Strike

On September 28, 2016 members of the Chicago Parent Congress gathered for a prayer vigil  in hopes that the Chicago Teachers Union would choose not to walk out on the children. There’s also a plethora of parents who are raising their voices to express concern for children’s safety and missing critical instruction time if a […]

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