Here’s the reality: Most school-business partnerships fail. Why? They need a third-party in the early stages to establish a mutually beneficial, reciprocal partnership agreement and ensure that all the sticky questions are asked and answered, but almost none have such a person looking out for both sides. Unfortunately, (and not dissimilar from other types of…

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“What are some real/practical solutions to the Ferguson issue and the Fergusons across the nation?” That’s a huge question. My friend posed it on Facebook and said she is collecting answers. I have one average to huge sized answer. It does not address all of the facets of the issue, the history and the complex…

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Our current education system has changed little since the industrial revolution in America. The system as it exists was designed to meet the needs of a society that existed over 100 years ago. Designed by business leaders to meet the needs of the new booming factory town times in America, schools were built to meet the…

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No, really, what are you doing?  What would you like to do to change the world? After twelve years in education at various levels and looking at the system from many angles, I have seen the challenges, the realities and the opportunities for change within the American education system. The reality is that there is…

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