Jan - Mar, 2010
The Lean Years
David Brooks |
The New York Times
In his op-ed, David Brooks argues that it will be up to social entrepreneurs to use the country's idle talent to address social needs.
The Importance of Right-brain Thinking in Education
Kate Canales |
A Citizen Schools volunteer teacher shares how teaching design to middle schoolers clarified her definition of the discipline.
Ivy Leaguers' Class for Poor Becomes 'Platinum' Charter Schools
Molly Peterson |
Molly Peterson reports on why KIPP has become a model for the kind of education reform the Department of Education hopes to foster with $100 billion in stimulus money.
Career Coaches Help Minorities On Way To The Top
Richard Gonzales |
NPR takes a look at how Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) uses career coaches to help minorities advance in the workplace.
What Makes a Great Teacher?
Amanda Ripley |
This article looks at Teach For America's quest to understand what makes a great teacher, highlighting findings from 20 years worth of data and analysis.