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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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Polly Trottenberg Federal Department of Transportation
Elaine Gantz Berman Colorado State Board of Education
David Schoenbrod New York Law School
Gerald Tirozzi National Association of Secondary School Principals
Ryan Hill TEAM Schools
Michael R. Bloomberg City of New York

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