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Nettelhorst School

International Walk to School Day, Everyday

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

If we could simply overcome our irrational fears, children would scamper down the street in droves, right? The sad truth is that even the fittest, bravest or most conscientious kids cannot realistically walk to school if they don't attend the school in their neighborhood.

Principals Can't Go It Alone

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

If all principals had a customizable blueprint and an army of loyal parent-soldiers, we could see real systemic change.

You are Superman

Jacqueline Edelberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jacqueline Edelberg

We were eight park moms who galvanized neighborhood parents and then organized an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight.