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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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Dan Swinney The Chicago Manufacturing Renaissance Council
Andy Levin Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
Henry Farber Princeton University
Ben Hecht Living Cities, Inc.
Sandy Kress Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Arthur Levine Woodrow Wilson Foundation

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