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Entries by Ellen Galinsky from 09/2010

We Need Play-cations, Not Just Vacations

| Posted 09.06.2010 | Business

It's Labor Day Weekend--the last weekend of summer before we plunge into fall. Hurricane Earl swept up the East Coast, missing us, but bringing cold b...

The U.S Is 11th: It's Time to Listen to the Children

| Posted 09.14.2010 | Impact

The United States has fallen to 11th in Newsweek's list of the best countries in the world. What is interesting is that the debate about why we are losing our "oomph as a superpower" has focused in part on U.S. education.

A Retrospective on High School Reunions: The First Years Last Forever

| Posted 09.20.2010 | Impact

If anyone doesn't think the early years are important, doesn't believe the reams of reports and research on their enduring impact, I would love them to have been at my reunion.

The Birth of a Playful Movement (VIDEO)

| Posted 09.24.2010 | Impact

On Saturday October 3rd, the public in New York City's Central Park will have a chance to enjoy The Ultimate Block Party -- a day of free family fun and the launch of a movement in support of playful learning.

Fixing Education: Lessons from Waiting for Superman & a Visit to the Harlem Children's Zone

| Posted 09.27.2010 | Impact

I know a documentary can't do everything -- and this one has a crystal clear intent, but we cannot and must not ignore these factors if we are to make progress.

What It Will Really Mean to "Put Children First"--Reflections on NBC's Education Nation

| Posted 09.29.2010 | Politics

Many of this nation's movers and shakers in education gathered this last week of September in New York City for two days of discussion at a unique eve...