Michael Klonsky, PhD.
Dr. Klonsky is a teacher educator who has spoken and written extensively on school reform issues with a focus on urban school restructuring. His book (with Susan Klonsky), Small Schools: Public School Reform Meets the Ownership Society (Routledge), is a critique of top-down school reform and the push towards privatization of public schools. He is also the author Small Schools: The Numbers Tell a Story (University of Illinois Small Schools Workshop) and co-editor of A Simple Justice: The Challenge for Teachers in Small Schools (Teachers College Press).
Mike’s awareness and advocacy are on display daily at Mike Klonsky’s SmallTalk Blog
Dr. Klonsky is also the father of three daughters who all attended Chicago Public Schools (two of whom teach in the system) and the grandfather of a CPS 6th grader.