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California, the Arts and the Creative Economy
John M. Eger
John M. Eger, Van Deerlin Endowed Chair of Communications and...
For the state that is home to Silicon Valley and high tech invention, to Hollywood and the single largest export in the world: theatrical films, it has always been a mystery why so few dollars were spent on the arts.
Turnaround Management: The Who, What, How, and Why -- It's All About Leadership!
Founder & CEO @iansephton
"Turnaround management" gets thrown around a lot and like most B-school buzzwords it has lost some of its meanings. What does it take to turnaround an organization?
Engineering a Successful Turnaround
Transformational Manager and Turnaround Specialist
Temping at the Highest Levels: Meet the Interim Executive
Author, "How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Hea...
These days more middle market companies are utilizing a new type of supertemp without adding to overhead. While interim management is not yet a household phrase, some companies are already getting the best of both worlds: temporary and expert.
Experienced Teachers Are a School's Best Resource
Father, Activist, Digital Strategist
Last year CPS made 930 layoffs and teachers at schools with a higher-than-average percentage of African-American or low-income students were twice as likely to lose their jobs.
The Board of Education's Circus Act Doesn't Help Kids
Father, Activist, Digital Strategist
The December 14th takeover of the Chicago Board of Education meeting by parents and educators was at the first meeting after CPS announced its desire to "turnaround" ten schools. Immediately following, there was blowback from the mainstream media.
Detroit's Old Games Are Over
Turnaround consultant and former emergency financial manager f...
Those of us in the turnaround world have been waiting for decades for the City of Detroit to be in its current dismal financial condition with no easy way out. It is finally the time when people must step up and take positive actions.
Senior Director, Global Outreach, ASCD
Whether it be inside the classroom, outside the school, between peers, teachers or families, relationships are key to student success and growth.
Sen. Michael Bennet Expects Senate NCLB Draft Ready By Fall
Weighing Detroit's Charter Schools
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Denver's School Turnaround Plan Echoes Duncan Priority
Turn Around King to US Debt
New York Times bestselling author; Executive producer, 'Turnar...
WATCH: Principal Turns A Failing School Around
The Affluent, Failing, Public School: Does It Really Exist?
History Teacher in Los Angeles, Former Teacher of the Year
If bad teachers are everywhere, then failing schools must be everywhere too. Thus I began my search for affluent, failing schools with the information available on the world wide web.
Strengthening Our Schools: A Legislative Framework to Remove Poverty-Related Barriers to Learning
Directory of Policy Reform and Advocacy, Annie E. Casey Founda...
We all know that a quality education is our best tool in the fight against poverty. But it's up to all of us to ensure that tool is as effective it can be.
Uncle Sam's Turn-Around Fund
Dr. Philip Neches
Chairman, Foundation Ventures LLC
You and I hold an investment in the most unlikely turn-around fund. It is about to realize a huge profit with the upcoming public offering of General Motors.
Disproportionate Share of Turnaround Money Headed to High Schools
Staff writer, Hechinger Report
U.S. Department of Education is handing out $3.5 billion in grants to failing schools around the country. But when it comes to turning around high schools, educators admit that no one knows exactly what works.
Urban Resilience: A Tale of Two Cities
President Emeritus of Tulane University; Senior Advisor to The...
On this tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many observers are recognizing the renaissance of a city most people thought would never recover.
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