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Paige Ponder: Transforming the System

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Paige Ponder, left, evaluates a student in the classroom. (WBEZ/Julia McEvoy)

Now head of Graduation Pathways at the District, Paige is part of a young, energetic and idealistic group of administrators hoping that data and new management structures will help reform Chicago’s struggling public high schools. We’re checking in with Paige to see what an administrator can actually accomplish working in the grips of a behemoth bureaucracy.

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