The Chicagoland Lens: A Look at Chicago Public Schools

April 18, 2014

By IOP Staff

Is Chicago the most American of American cities? Mayor Rahm Emanuel thinks so, and now millions of people across the country are getting a glimpse at the Second City in CNN's new series Chicagoland. Front and center in the series is public safety and the city's education system. The Institute of Politics welcomed Elizabeth Dozier, Principal of Fenger Academy High School, Lila Leff, founder of Umoja Student Development Corporation, Michelle Morrison, Chief Executive Officer for Youth Guidance, Karen VanAusdal, Director of the CPS Office of Social and Emotional Learning, and Christopher Huff, Master's Candidtate at the School of Social Service Administration to explore successful intervention methods and CPS discipline policies. The panel was moderated by The Chicago Tribune's Noreen Ahmed-Ullah.

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