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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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Julie Underwood University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education
Roderick DeArment Covington & Burling LLP
Maya MacGuineas New America Foundation
Stuart L. Brown National Institute for Play
Jay Greene University of Arkansas
Geoff Mulgan Young Foundation

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