Here are some good links, around the web about education, social issues, and the wonderful city of Chicago.
A sad, and bizarre take on the Chicago Father of the Year contest, which speaks a lot to the way we view fathers in society, and especially impoverished communities.
The war for the charter school is on in Alabama: click here, and here to read more.
Obama announces $1 million plan to train new educators.
The Chicago Tribune weighs in on the longer school day, Rahm Emanuel, and Arne Duncan.
And an article on Maurice Sendak, beloved author of children's book Where the Wild Things Are.
Happy middle of the week!