#NeverAgain Brooklyn

Posted on by Michael Elliot in Blog Article, Video Release | Leave a comment

Jitu Brown and the Education Battleground of Chicago

Posted on by shoot4edu in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Jitu Brown and the Chicago activists have taken the fight to a new level. They insist that Chicago Public Schools engage with the communities they are there to serve. If CPS undertakes any further uncollaborative action, it risks not only a symbolic, but an actual, devastating response.

You Can’t Measure This

Posted on by shoot4edu in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What matters is that the best teachers care. They inspire. They forge relationships that acknowledge that children are complex beings; they see and address students’ needs and possibilities.

Why Our Kids Don’t Love School Anymore

Posted on by shoot4edu in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Parents and students talked about the dramatic changes in curriculum and a flood of test prep in classes and homework. Some spoke about the massive expenditures for technology and testing materials, as hands-on instructional time declined.

John Kuhn | 2 School Districts, 1 Ugly Truth

Posted on by Michael Elliot in 8 Powerful Voices in Defense of Public Education | Leave a comment


Listen as John Kuhn reminds us that school inequity starts with our elected officials. Holding them accountable begins with you.

Children of the Unraveling

Posted on by shoot4edu in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

He is a cautious and wary young man, creative and soft spoken. He can erupt in joy and laughter, but it’s always tempered. There’s little room for reckless abandon in a world of frequent change and unexpected loss.