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Will Okun
Former Teacher
Chicago Public Schools

Will Okun taught English and photography for nine years at Westside Alternative High School in Chicago. He blogged about urban education and teaching for Nytimes.com. He also operated a photography website WJZO.com that featured portraits of his students and their families and averaged 30,000 views a week.

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Jonathan Rauch The Brookings Institution
Robert Pollin University of Massachusets Amherst
John Bridgeland Civic Enterprises
Charlene R. Burgeson National Association for Sport and Physical Education
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