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When Plenty is Not Nearly Enough

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

I am getting to see the kind of education reform I have dedicated my career to promoting become the "it". The problem is the "it" isn't that simple any more.

No Red Carpet Needed

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Julian L. Alssid

While adult education bridge programs by themselves will not solve our economic woes, they are a crucial piece in constructing a positive economic path forward.

The Road to Tomorrow's Jobs is Not Yesterday's Training

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Julian L. Alssid

Frustration with ineffectual training programs will produce a black and white response--all training is either good or bad. It would be the wrong response and it won't get Americans back to work any quicker.

The Promise of "Green" and a Dash of "Reality"

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julian L. Alssid

Money can buy a lot of hope; but it is going to take time, education, and economic maturity before the broad economic benefits of "green" are more than wishful planning.