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Darwin's Mr. P would like some ukes for his kids.

About a year ago my friend, attorney and musician Matt Farmer wrote a piece for Huffington Post about Darwin Elementary School’s music teacher, Joe Panganiban. 215 more words

Huffington Post

CN March 27, 2014

After all this week’s punditry about the primary election, activist/musician/attorney Matt Farmer may have summed it up most succinctly:

“Ultimately we will find it to be a peaceful and seamless transition from Mike Madigan’s old supermajority to Mike Madigan’s new supermajority.” 671 more words

Chicago Newsroom Past Shows

CN Jan 23, 2014

When the court-ordered six-thousand page “document dump” related to the Chicago Archdiocese priest sex abuse scandal happened earlier this week, Sun-Times reporter Art Golab set about reading them. 742 more words

Chicago Newsroom Past Shows

Happy New Year!

And I do hope it is a very happy and successful one for you all.

I have been a little bit lapse in this blog. And by lapse, I mean that apparently my last post was June, even though a birthday post was written, but seemed to not have been published. 1,509 more words

Matthew Farmer

Time for Artful Resistance, PLUS: Updates on Mayoral Control, Consolidations

I became a teacher
to build a better world,
a world where people matter.

But I’ve lost myself in the maze of
NCLB graphite circles going nowhere…

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DC-Area Education

CN August 29, 2013

Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George isn’t happy about the way the press has covered the pope’s “who am I to judge” comment about same-gender marriage. And the Sun-Times’ … 1,168 more words

Chicago Newsroom Past Shows