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Go Big or Go Home (Part 2 of 2)

Go Big or Go Home, Part 2

I cannot explain what happened next. All I remember thinking as I listened to those who spoke against was that they were talking about another NBI entirely. 520 more words

Ohio

"Patent Trolls" - What they are, what they are not, and what every start up should know

The term “Patent Troll” has been thrown around a lot in the press lately. Congress is working on a new patent bill that would curb the abusive litigation tactics of such “trolls” and John Oliver did a rather entertaining bit on the subject (video link above) in his show “Last Week Tonight.” It is important to know what constitutes a patent troll and what does not. 525 more words

Chicago Patent Attorney

Galavanting with Guardians

With last Thursday’s elite specialization reveal being the guardian, it’s somewhat fitting that the final New Player Experience profession in our study be the guardian as well. 1,329 more words

Guild Wars 2

A Sad Vision of Charter Schools for Illinois

Tony Smith – charged with implementing the governor’s vision of charter schools in Illinois

During the closing keynote of the Network for Public Education’s conference, Diane Ravitch shared with the audience a story about an exchange she had in 2012 with Bruce Rauner when she was in Chicago to receive the Kohl Education Prize award. 292 more words

Pubic Education

Quotes From the NPE Conference

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Network for Public Education’s (NPE) second annual conference in Chicago.  It was like a revival meeting!   394 more words

Pubic Education

We Are All Each Other's Heroes

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

—John Quincy Adams

I sit here in Chicago on a beautiful Monday morning, still reeling from the effects of a powerful weekend conference sponsored by… 337 more words

Education

NPE Conference Day 1 Notes

After breakfast at the historic Drake hotel, the proceedings were given a rousing start by the moderator Anthony Cody and the opening speakers, Tanisha Brown of the Newark Students Union and Jitu Brown, National Director of Journey for Justice and an NPE Board member. 538 more words