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Corporate Education

Children Last: California Trial Showcases the Corporate War on Teachers and Public Education

Julie Gutman Dickinson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Julie Gutman Dickinson

Are job protections for teachers to blame for educational underachievement among low-income students of color in California? That's the provocative question ostensibly at the heart of Vergara vs. California.

Secrets to Success for Social Media in Business in 2013

Beverly Macy | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

What are the two or three critical success factors we should be focused on to move forward as a social business in 2013? Great question. My answer depends on where you are on the implementation of real-time social media both internally and externally.

Social Media -- 4 Trends to Watch in 2012

Beverly Macy | Posted 12.29.2011 | Business
Beverly Macy

You are at a competitive disadvantage if you do not embrace the power of social media and understand how it applies to the enterprise. Your competitors are already there.

2012 -- The Year of Social Business in the Enterprise

Beverly Macy | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business
Beverly Macy

Social Media Marketing burst on the scene a few years ago to the delight of many and the bewilderment of others. Suddenly, conversational marketing b...

Fail Fast, Fail Forward: Lessons in Social Media for Business

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
Beverly Macy

The bottom line is to do something, even if it fails at first. Do not be a poser talking a good social media game but not really being engaged.

Obama Meets With Corporate CEOs To Fundraise For U.S. Education

Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

President Barack Obama hosts an education roundtable today with some of his top education staff and several of the nation's most prominent CEOs to enc...

Privatization Of Public Education Turns Students Into Corporate Assets

Kevin Welner | Posted 08.09.2011 | Education
Kevin Welner

So now our children effectively become corporate assets. How long before they are commodities to be bought and sold on the open market as if they were pork bellies or wheat futures?

The Appointment of Cathleen Black and the Trouble with Corporate Schooling

Gary Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Anderson

The corporate community and most venture philanthropists, persist in thinking schools should be run like businesses. This time around though, instead of the factory model school, they have bequeathed us the latest business fads.

The Inner Life: How to Think Like Barack Obama (Yes You Can!)

Laurie Nadel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laurie Nadel

You change the oil in your car every 3,000 miles and call it maintenance. But how many miles has your mind clocked? Don't you think maybe it's time for a tune-up?