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Michael Lombardo
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Michael Lombardo is the CEO of Reading Partners, a national education nonprofit that recruits and trains volunteers to provide one-on-one literacy tutoring to K-5 students at under-resourced schools around the country. Lombardo is also a social-entrepreneur-in-residence at Stanford University.

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What Went Wrong With Colorado's Amendment 66?

(6) Comments | Posted November 7, 2013 | 2:32 PM

It was a national sensation. A 'grand bargain' in education passed by the just-barely-Democratic legislature in a purple state and sent to the voters for approval, Amendment 66 would have increased income taxes to provide $1 billion for pre-K to 12th grade education in exchange for more local...

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The New Innovation

(1) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 7:37 PM

In his budget proposal last week, President Barack Obama suggested quintupling the School Turnaround Corps, a new joint initiative launched this spring by the Department of Education and Corporation for National and Community Service. The School Turnaround Corps (STC) has been the source of some concern on this...

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An Hour a Week to Make a Difference

(2) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 10:32 AM

As a parent, I am constantly thinking about how my actions today are going to affect my children tomorrow. Some concerns are admittedly trivial, but others -- primarily those that are related to their education -- are legitimate.

It's a potentially scary truth that a child's early academic performance can...

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