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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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Norm Ornstein American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Steven Kelman Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government
Jeff Abbott Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Sharon Squassoni Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Mike Petrilli Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Anne Kim Third Way

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