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Eight Forty-Eight 11.8.10

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Eight Forty-Eight 11.8.10

The fate of Chicago Public Schools remains unclear.

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Before becoming senior advisor to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Jo Anderson served as executive director of Illinois' largest teachers union. Eight Forty-Eight sits down with Anderson to discuss education reform and how federal initiatives are playing out around Chicago and the state.

Also, what makes a good teacher? Alicia Winckler, chief human capital officer to Chicago Public Schools, and John Luczak, The Joyce Foundation’s education program manager explain.

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